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Gregory Robinson

Lecturer, Information and Knowledge Strategy; James Webb Telescope Program Director, NASA

Gregory L. Robinson is the Director for the James Webb Telescope Program in the NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD).

Previously, he was the Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs, responsible for assessing NASA programs as the projects and institutions for technical and cost effectiveness, quality, and performance.  He also coordinates program and project content with the other NASA Mission Directorates, and federal agencies in which SMD has partnerships.  SMD has a portfolio of 97 missions in formulation, development, and operations.

Prior to Gregory’s reassignment to NASA Headquarters in 1999, he spent 11 years in various leadership positions at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. 

During his time with NASA, Gregory has received numerous individual and group performance awards, including the Presidential Rank, Distinguished Executive; and Meritorious Senior Professionals and Executives Award.