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Michael is Chief Product Compliance Officer and Vice President for Dell Technologies.
In this role, he works across all Dell countries of operation with Strategy, Government Affairs, Legal, Development, Operations, Risk, Sales, and Services to assure unfettered market access. He is responsible for leading operations of Dell’s global team of regulations/standards engineers, strategic planning of global regulations and standards engagement, and overseeing Dell’s Design for Environment program. He provides global governance for environmental, regulatory, and safety compliance of all Dell solutions. He has a passion Technical Government Affairs and increasing Dell’s sustainable product and packaging leadership across its entire portfolio, and is one of the primary authors of Dell’s annual Corporate Responsibility report.
He regularly engages customers on the sustainability value proposition of Information Communications Technology.
Michael has been with Dell, Inc. for 20 years and held diverse leadership positions in global operations, program management, engineering, regulatory compliance, and environmental affairs.
Prior to joining Dell, he served in the United States Army as an officer in the Corps of Engineers and Army Acquisition Corps, where he led a variety of combat engineering and procurement organizations. After active duty, he served as the Director of Contracting for the Texas Army National Guard. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, is a DAWIA Certified Contracting Officer, holds a TS-SCI Clearance, and has a Masters in Sustainable Business from Bainbridge Graduate Institute.
He is a board member of Keep Austin Beautiful, a Strategic Advisory Council member of SPLC, and manages Dell’s board relationships with of The Sustainability Consortium, GEC-EPEAT, TGG, HDPUG, ITIC-ELC, Digital Europe, USITO, MAIT, STEP, USIBC, and iNEMI.