Sun. Jun 16th, 2024
Clyde Richards Jr. appointed as Deputy Chief Information Officer at the National Science Foundation

Clyde Richards Jr., a seasoned professional with over thirty years of experience in defense and government industries, has recently been appointed as the deputy chief information officer at the National Science Foundation. With expertise in program and portfolio management, Richards is well-equipped for his new role.

During his time at Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), Richards played a key role in the development and implementation of the Department of Defense’s information technology systems that supported DCSA’s mission objectives. Prior to his work at DCSA, Richards held positions such as director of the Army Mission Command portfolio at the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army and director of the Army and Marine Corps portfolio at the Defense Contract Management Agency.

Richards also served as a senior program manager for defense communications and army transmission systems at the Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems. His eight-year tenure in the Army saw him in various leadership positions, preparing him for his current role at NSF.

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