Jeff Seaton, deputy chief information officer at NASA, has been appointed to fill Renee Wynn's old role as the space agency's CIO on an acting basis, SpaceRef reported Wednesday.
Seaton helped Wynn oversee the information technology efforts required for NASA's missions and corporate activities during his time as deputy CIO.
His NASA career includes work as Langley Research Center's CIO and previously as its chief technology officer. Seaton, a recipient of the agency's Outstanding Leadership Medal, spearheaded digital and technological transformation across Langley during his time with the center.
He first joined NASA in the early 1990s to support robotics research as an electrical engineer.