Trisa Thompson is the Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Dell, with responsibility for Dell’s global giving and sustainability.


Previously at Dell, Trisa served as Vice President, Legal, for the Global Operations, Marketing and Product Groups, and was a member of the Legal Team for 12 years. She was the founding co-chair of the Women’s Networking Group, W.I.S.E., at Dell, and also serves on the PRIDE Executive Board. She is also a member of the Global Giving and Sustainability Councils.


Trisa joined Dell in June 1998 from the Washington, D.C. office of Seyfarth, Shaw. Trisa was a partner with Seyfarth in its Government Procurement Law practice. She specialized in federal, state, and local procurement law and litigation. She joined Seyfarth directly out of law school in 1986.


Embracing the Power to Be More and to Do More

The following is a post from Marilyn Nguemo who recently attended the 2016 Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Summit in Cape Town, South Africa in June. At our request, she’s agreed to share her story with you. ************  In the part of the world that I come from, opting out of … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson October 31, 2016

Doing the Work to Build a Legacy of Good

This past year was one of significant milestones for both Dell and the world at large with the setting of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement to stem greenhouse gas emissions. As the world evolves, we took stock of our overall corporate responsibility strategy. Are we driving … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson June 20, 2016

Adrian Grenier and Dell Work to Create a Legacy of Good

Back in 2013, we launched the Dell 2020 Legacy of Good Plan, which summarizes Dell’s strategy for bringing sustainability and business objectives together with solutions that benefit the environment and our customers. A big part of what we’re trying to do is to show what’s possible when businesses commit to … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson March 15, 2016

Looking Back on Our Legacy of Good [Infographic]

To borrow a line from Bob Dylan, the times they are a changin’. Last year was the hottest year on record (since 1880) and climate change is increasingly linked to extreme weather that’s happening today—not 50 years in the future. And change wasn’t just around the climate, year-on-year giving among … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson June 22, 2015

Can Technology Have a Net Positive Impact on Society?

We think so – to the tune of 10X the benefit of what it takes to make and use it. And, luckily, we’re not alone. Many other large companies like Ikea, Coca Cola and Kingfisher also have bold “net positive” commitments to creating positive impact by enabling their customers to … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson April 7, 2015

Solar Powered Labs Take Tech-Enabled Learning Off the Grid

According to a recent UNICEF report, there are almost 121 million children worldwide that are not enrolled in school. These children lack access to the facilities, teachers and technology they need to receive a quality education, which is critical to global economic stability and access to opportunity. Research shows that … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson March 9, 2015
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