As Chief Executive Officer of the Women Presidents Organization, Camille Burns champions the WPO’s mission to help second-stage women entrepreneurs around the world take their companies to the next level of success. The organization’s unique approach to advanced business education rooted in a proprietary peer learning methodology has helped founders on six continents scale their companies for growth.
A member of Forbes Business Council, New York and International Women’s Forum and Golden Seeds, Camille’s expert commentary has most recently been included in Fast Company, Forbes, Medium and Thrive Global.
An ardent supporter of women’s economic development via entrepreneurship, Camille has shared her expertise at many prestigious events, both as a moderator and panelist. Panels have included the State of Women-Owned Business at the American Express Summit for Success, Strategies to Manage Fast Growth Companies for Enterprising Women Magazine, the Crowdfunding Road Map to Survive and Thrive Summit, sponsored by Microsoft, and Women Elevating Women Five Pillars of Success Business Conference. She also moderated Being a Leader in an Organization That Advances Racial Equity, a fireside chat with Salene Hitchcock-Gear, President of Prudential Individual Life Insurance and co-leader of its racial equity initiative.
Since joining the WPO in 2000, she has worked to steer the organization’s significant growth trajectory and expand its international footprint. Owing to the length of her WPO tenure, Camille brings unique perspective to her role as CEO.
She is an advisory council member for Enterprising Women Magazine, sits on the Steering Committee of the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) and is on the Board of Directors for Go for the Greens, a women entrepreneurs’ business development conference.
Camille is a graduate of New York University with a BA in sociology and an MBA from Baruch College (CUNY), Zicklin School of Business.
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