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.

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 … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson March 9, 2015

Why Advancing the Circular Economy for IT Matters

Today, we live in a mostly linear economy, one in which we take, make, consume and dispose of natural resources daily. The end result? Trash and diminishing natural resources. This model is not sustainable. Over the next 30 years, three billion people will enter the middle class, which … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson January 21, 2015

Soaking Up Sun and STEM as Summer Days Come to End

I love summer. It’s a great time to reset, enjoy quality time with family, and get out in the community. Before summer here in the Northern Hemisphere drew to an end, our Dell leadership team stepped away from the office to volunteer with local Dell Youth Learning partners around … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson August 21, 2014

How Tech Can Elevate the Environment by 2020

Last week, Secretary of State John Kerry released a call to action for diplomats across the world to elevate the environment in everything they do and to work together to adopt a new and ambitious environmental agreement to take place by the year 2020. Specifically, he’s outlined the … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson March 11, 2014

Dell Maintains High Standards for Supply Chain Partners

Dell takes concerns about conditions within our supply chain very seriously. We have high standards for workplace conditions and safety in our facilities and we expect our supplier partners to employ the same high standards.  And we thoroughly investigate and take appropriate action regarding any reports of poor … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson November 7, 2013

We are creating a Legacy of Good!

Have you ever thought about the impact Dell could make to enable people everywhere to grow, thrive and reach their full potential? Today, I am thrilled to announce Dell’s 2020 Legacy of Good  plan, a framework designed to accelerate and capture ways that our solutions can help customers, … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson October 15, 2013

Powering the Possible in FY13

When we launched Dell’s Powering the Possible platform last year, we knew it would blossom into something special. Our commitment to put technology and expertise to work where it can do the most good for people and the planet, the platform has paved the way for us to … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson June 26, 2013

#DWEN: Dell Empowering Women Challenge

Fresh off an exciting DSIC Awards this month and being at DWEN this week with Karen and team, I’m really excited about today’s announcement of a spotlight channel to find solutions to empower women and girls. The Dell Empowering Women Challenge is part of the Dell Social Innovation … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson June 4, 2013
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