Leading the way: Ursula Burns

One woman’s tale of triumph rising up the ranks to become CEO of Xerox. Believe the dream!

To read the inspirational article from the London Business School Business Strategy Review magazine – click on the following link: Leading the way.


The ability to persevere in the face of what may seem impossible odds is the story of Ursula Burns, who began her career as an engineering intern at Xerox and rose to become CEO of the company in 2009.  Burns talked with Pearl Doherty about her career at Xerox.

Looking back, how do you view your journey from a poor New York City neighbourhood to becoming one of the most powerful businesswomen in the world?