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Trisa Thompson

2015 and 2016 Speaker

TRISA THOMPSON is senior vice president and chief responsibility officer at Dell, with responsibility for Dell’s Legacy of Good program including strategic giving, sustainability, and women’s initiatives.  Prior to this role, she was a vice president in Dell’s legal department for 12 years. Thompson serves as a judge for the global Circular Awards, working to increase understanding of the benefits of a circular economy. She also is a member of the Global Giving and Sustainability councils at Dell. Thompson received the 2008 Volunteer of the Year award from the United Way of Austin.  In addition, in 2014, the National Diversity Council awarded her the Most Powerful and Influential Women of Texas award and they also named her as one of the Top 50 Women in Technology in 2014. Thompson graduated with honors from The National Law Center, George Washington University.  She earned an undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Boston University in 1983, where she majored in mass communications. @dell