As Chief of Staff, Michael Burns is responsible for streamlining processes and actions across the organization to ensure efficiency and maximum impact. In addition to running the Office of the CEO, Michael oversees Global Marketing, Corporate Communications, Global Sales Excellence and all employee engagement activities.

Prior to this role, he served as Conduent’s Chief Diversity Officer. He joined Conduent after leading diversity globally for all of the institutional businesses of Citigroup. He spent over 13 years in the US Army, initially serving as a helicopter pilot and civil military advisor with the 101st Airborne Division in support of operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq and concluding his military career as the Head of Diversity Recruitment and Enrollment for the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Michael is a successful entrepreneur and former COO of the technology company, Medical Information Records LLC, named the 2014 Dell-Intel healthcare company of the year. He has an MBA from Notre Dame; a Master of Business Management and Leadership from Webster University and Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point.