Ursula Burns, chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox, center, speaks during a panel discussion with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, left, and Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford, at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 11, 2012. Burns started out at Xerox as a mechanical engineering intern in the 1980s. She helped restructure Xerox "as a leader in color technology and document services," the company's Web site says. In 2009, Burns became the tech company's CEO. Under her, the company had its biggest acquistion ever when it bought Affiliated Computer Services.