Employee Badge for Michael Dell

This employee badge was used by Dell Inc. founder and CEO Michael Dell and provided global access to all Dell facilities. The ID badge was used from around 1994 until the time it was donated to the Museum in 2007. The badge is white with a blue Dell logo at the top and a head shot of Michael Dell in the center. The bottom of the badge features the employee's name, "Michael Dell," and his employee number, "1.” An image of Dell Inc.’s headquarters, Round Rock 1, is in the background, and the badge is covered with a holographic layer to prevent tampering.
Object Name
badge, employee
date made
Dell Inc.
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 5.3975 cm x .3175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dell Inc.

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