Kirk Schell is senior vice president of Dell’s Commercial Client Product Group. In this role he is responsible for overseeing strategy, planning, launch and sustaining programs, brand and messaging for Dell Latitude commercial client products and Dell’s Internet of Things edge computing portfolio.

Mr. Schell has held multiple leadership roles in his 18 year career at Dell. Previously, he led the Marketing organization for Dell’s Business Client Product Group and was responsible for product strategy, product planning and management, messaging and overall business performance of the Latitude, OptiPlex and Dell Precision brands. Before that role, he served in Shanghai, China as director of the Vostro Product Group for Dell’s Small and Medium Business (SMB) division. In that capacity he was responsible for the Vostro desktop and notebook product line and Emerging Market products in Dell’s portfolio of SMB products worldwide.

Before joining Dell, Mr. Schell served as an officer in the United States Navy in the US Navy Nuclear Power Program. He also served as the United States Navy Liaison to Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth in Devon, England.

Mr. Schell holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from The University of Michigan. He now lives in Austin, Texas after repatriating in June 2010 from Shanghai, China and the Dell China Design Center.

Update on Dell Latitude XT3

Earlier this year, we announced a refresh of our portfolio of business client systems, including nine new additions to our Latitude family. With these new systems, our efforts focused on delivering professional tools with consumer appeal – designed to maximize end user productivity and IT control. And our … READ MORE

Kirk Schell October 6, 2011

Dell Launches New Enterprise-Grade Convertible Tablet PC

In late 2007, we announced the industry’s first multi-touch capable convertible tablet.  At the time, Engadget called it the “sexiest thing Dell had ever made.”  We then followed up in 2009 with the XT2. Fast forward to today and we’re now launching the third iteration of that design; … READ MORE

Kirk Schell August 9, 2011

Are you ready for summer music festivals? Dell sure is!

Dell workstation technology is helping to bring two of the summer’s biggest music festivals to millions of music fans worldwide via a livestream on YouTube. This unprecedented digital access to Lollapalooza (August 5-7, 2011 in Chicago, IL) and then Austin City Limits (September 16-18, 2011 in Austin, TX) … READ MORE

Kirk Schell August 4, 2011

Dell Business Notebooks are More Mobile than Ever

  We launched the new family of Dell Latitude business laptops earlier this year with enhanced mobility and manageability features and over 100 design improvements. In terms of mobility, we’re adding yet another feature. Customers in the U.S. can now configure the Latitude E6420 with Verizon 4G LTE … READ MORE

Kirk Schell July 12, 2011

Introducing New Greener, BFR/PVC-free Business Laptop and Desktop

One of the key focus areas for end-user computing is delivering great products with customer-inspired design. As part of that design standard, Dell continues to enhance its award-winning OptiPlex desktops and Latitude laptops.  We are now offering brominated flame retardant free (BFR-free) and polyvinyl chloride free (PVC-free) OptiPlex … READ MORE

Kirk Schell June 23, 2011

New Dell Latitude Notebooks and OptiPlex 990 Desktops Now Available

Dell has a long heritage as business professionals building solutions for business professionals.  And in early February, we announced a huge portfolio of business client systems, including new additions to our Latitude and OptiPlex families.  Response to this line-up was overwhelmingly positive, as some noted it was “one … READ MORE

Kirk Schell March 15, 2011

More on Our New Vostro Systems

Since we launched our new Vostro systems last week, I’ve been meeting with customers and analysts like Gartner and IDC to get their feedback and to talk about product design features. Overall, they agree with our assessment of customer need and are very positive about our channel expansion, … READ MORE

Kirk Schell September 3, 2008
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