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.

Dell Lands on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s Top 100

I am delighted to share that Dell has landed at No. 46 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. The ranking represents many sectors of publicly traded companies, and is based on disclosure, policy and performance in a number of areas — everything from environmental performance … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson April 12, 2013

Powering the Possible in Children’s Cancer Care

Every day in a child’s life is precious. This is a phrase I often repeat when speaking about our children’s cancer care initiatives. Technology has accelerated diagnosis and treatment for some pediatric cancers from months down to days. To understand why this timing is so crucial, I want … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson September 20, 2012

Helping Girls Power New Possibilities through Technology

Many K-12 children in the United States don’t have access to the programs, teachers and tools they need to learn effectively. Today, we announced 2.4 million in grants to U.S. charities working to close this learning gap. These groups are providing after-school programs, technology labs, college preparation — … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson August 28, 2012

From CSR to Powering the Possible

For the past two years, I’ve been lucky enough to work with an inspiring and pioneering team at Dell that spends each day delivering on promises to make a difference in our communities and our planet. We understand that with the help of technology, we can accomplish a … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson July 18, 2012

Powering the Possible for those battling Pediatric Cancer

Today we announced the expansion of our giving efforts, Powering the Possible, to help fight Pediatric Cancer. And I’m really proud of this new extension. The first project we will be supporting is focused on neuroblastoma. It is the deadliest and most resistant form of childhood cancer. It … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson November 10, 2011

Global Team Response to Japan Disaster

The on-going reports of devastation in Japan are heartbreaking. The global Dell team is working hard to ensure the safety of our team members in the affected areas and have mobilized quickly to assess the damage and ensure continuity of our business operations in service of our customers. … READ MORE

Trisa Thompson March 15, 2011
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