Ursula Burns Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Ursula Burns (Ursula M. Burns)

Last Updated: 16 Oct, 2023 | Views: 724

Age: 65

Profession: Business Women

Other Profession(s): Engineer

Famous For: Former CEO of Xerox

Higher Education: Master of Science

Ursula Burns Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
20 Sep, 1958 (65 Years 10 Months 5 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
New York City

Birth Sign


Ursula Burns Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Ursula Burns was born on September 20, 1958 in the United States. She has been CEO since 2009 and former chairman since 2010. Many people are inspired by her life. As a single mother, she raised Ursula in the Baruch Houses in New York City. Originally from Panamania, her parents immigrated to the United States. Cathedral High School was located on East 56th Street in New York. As a graduate of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, she graduated in mechanical engineering in 1980. Her post-graduation at Columbia University in Mechanical Engineering followed a year later.


In 1980: After completing her master's degree, Burns joined Xerox as a permanent employee. 

In 1990: When Wayland Hicks, then a senior executive, offered Burns a job as his executive assistant, her career took an unexpected turn. 

Her first position was as executive assistant to Paul Allaire, chairman and chief executive officer.

In 2007: Burns became Xerox's president. It was in July 2009 that she was appointed CEO, succeeding Mulcahy, who remained chairman until May 2010.

In 2009: Burns was appointed to lead the White House National STEM program in 2009 by President Barack Obama

In 2010: Burns was appointed vice chair of the President's Export Council by President Obama in March 2010

In 2017: VEON elected Burns chairman in July 2017.

Awards & Achievements:

Ursula Burns, A Fortune 500 company's first black CEO.

Ursula Burns was the first woman to take over the leadership of a Fortune 500 company from another woman.

Unknown Facts:

Burns published a memoir, Where You Are Is Not Who You Are: A Memoir.


Ursula Burns Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In feet Inches 6"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 Kg
In Pounds 143 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Ursula Burns Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Mother's Name
Olga Burns

Lloyd Bean

Malcolm Bean

Melissa Bean

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