Larry N. Sweet, Chief Information Officer
Larry N. Sweet is NASA’s Chief Information Officer. Mr. Sweet joined the NASA Office of the CIO (OCIO) in June 2013. Sweet leads the agency’s information technology efforts and capabilities. He is responsible for ensuring NASA’s information assets are in line with federal policies, procedures and legislation. He also manages a number of other major IT efforts, including the Information Technology Infrastructure Integration Program (I3P), which consolidates and integrates NASA’s IT services to enable collaboration and reduce costs to the agency.
Mr. Sweet joined the agency in 1987 at the Johnson Space Center where he served as supervisor and manager for more than 26 years.
He began his career with NASA as a Branch Chief in the Center Operations Directorate. He moved on to the Information Resources Directorate, serving as Office Manager, Division Chief and Deputy Director prior to being selected as Director. In addition, Mr. Sweet completed a formal detail in 2002 as Deputy Director in the JSC Public Affairs Office and a rotational assignment in 2005 at NASA Headquarters in the Institutions and Management Office.
In July 2005, Mr. Sweet was selected as Deputy Director for the Information Resources Directorate. He was then named Acting Director and Acting JSC Chief Information Officer in September 2006.
In February 2007, Mr. Sweet was named the JSC Chief Information Officer and Information Resources Director. He was responsible for developing and implementing the Center's strategy for institutional information systems in accordance with Agency and Center policies and standards.
Mr. Sweet earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Communications in 1978 from Texas Lutheran University, in Seguin, Texas.