Director of Strategic Diversity Programs, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Tony Baylis at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is the Laboratory’s Director for the Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs. In this position, he is the senior management advocate for diversity and inclusion for the Laboratory. The Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs partners with senior management to develop strategies, initiatives, programs, and activities that promote the creation of a diverse and inclusive workforce and work environment. Tony serves as the Laboratory’s EEO, AA and Diversity compliance officer as well. In conjunction with these tasks, Tony is responsible for overseeing the laboratory’s interactions and successful execution in building, partnering and collaborating with governmental, educational, industrial, community interests and other stakeholders. LLNL has had a long history in working with Minority Serving Institutions, specifically relationships with American Indian Institutions, Hispanic Institutions and Historically Black College and Universities. He represents the Laboratory on the subjects of Diversity and Inclusion, STEM, Outreach Efforts, and Student Programs.
Tony’s career represents 26 years of administrative, project, program, technical and organizational management. He has worked in a scientific and technical environment for over 20 years and has worked as an consultant in industry as well. Tony has extensive experience networking with a broad range of academic, industry, government and non-profit organizations that has educated him and helped him in his career. He serves on a number of conference program committees and advisory boards that promote STEM and diversity in science and technical careers. He has been an NSF reviewer and PI/Co-Pi for the Broadening Participation in Computing Program. Tony is also an ACM and ACM SIGGRAPH member, and serves as the Treasurer for ACM SIGGRAPH. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois.