Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Ursula Burns
Born: September 20, 1958
- Serves as Madam Chairman (or Chairperson) and CEO of Xerox.
- First African American woman CEO to head a Fortune 500 company.
- First woman to succeed another woman as head of a Fortune 500 company.
Honors and awards
- Rated 14th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes (2009).
"The accolades that I get for doing absolutely nothing are amazing--I've been named to every list, literally, since I became the CEO."