John Connolly

Deputy Director for Operations

John Connolly

As deputy director for operations, John Connolly is responsible for ensuring the effective integration and performance of operations functions that support the lab’s growing scientific mission. He collaborates closely with our science directorates and works to ensure operational excellence across the lab, with direct oversight of Business Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Communications, and Environment, Safety & Health divisions. John comes to SLAC from Argonne National Laboratory, where he served as the...

As deputy director for operations, John Connolly is responsible for ensuring the effective integration and performance of operations functions that support the lab’s growing scientific mission. He collaborates closely with our science directorates and works to ensure operational excellence across the lab, with direct oversight of Business Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Communications, and Environment, Safety & Health divisions. John comes to SLAC from Argonne National Laboratory, where he served as the deputy associate lab director for operations and chief operating officer in the Photon Sciences directorate. He had previously served as division director of the APS Engineering Support Division.