Ben Hasan is senior vice president and chief culture, diversity and inclusion officer for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart). He is responsible for the continued development of the evolution of the company’s culture, the development of behaviors that embrace diversity and inclusion at all levels of the company and the promotion of the company’s external reputation as a great place to work. He assumed this role in 2015.
Ben joined Walmart in 2008 and previously served as senior vice president of strategic services in Walmart Technology. In this role, he and his team were responsible for strategy, communication, innovation, vendor management, project management, business analysis, quality assurance and the global technology offices in India and Mexico.
Prior to joining Walmart, Ben worked 11 years at Dell, Inc. He progressed through several leadership positions before serving as vice president of corporate and product group information technology. In this position, he directed teams in Texas, Shanghai, Taipei and Singapore. He also served as general manager of Dell’s information technology development centers in Brazil and India. Before joining Dell, he gained broad experience in information technology, human resources, rates and regulatory affairs and customer service during his 14-year career with ENSERCH Corporation, an oil and gas company based in Dallas.
In 2006, Ben received the Temple University Fox School IT Award for Distinguished Alumni. He holds a master's in business administration from Amber University in Dallas and a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in computer science from Temple University in Philadelphia.