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Burton White

Co-Founder & CEO

Burton White is a New Orleans native and tech leader with over 30 years of experience  fostering community impact and driving tech innovation. Under his command, Excella has grown to a brand recognized for delivering innovative solutions to clients across the commercial and public sectors. With over three decades of experience in tech consulting, Burton is hyper focused on driving value for clients, Excellians, and the community at large. His strong belief in empowering people with technology positions Excella as a leader in cutting edge technologies such as artificial intelligence.

Excella has been named a top workplace multiple times by The Washington Post and Washington Business Journal, an Industry Innovator by Washington Technology, one of Forbes’ Best Management Consulting Firms, and an Inc. 5000 fastest growing company.  Burton is deeply committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable tech community and champions a “connect, share, and learn” philosophy that enriches the local tech culture.

A passionate community leader, Burton has served on the Board of Directors of Homestretch Inc, the Executive Committee of the Washington DC and Baltimore/Washington chapters of YPO, and head coach of a basketball team for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington. Currently, Burton is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC, a board member of the Alliance for Digital Innovation, and the Forum Officer for the Baltimore/Washington Chapter of YPO.

Burton was an Echols Scholar at the University of Virginia where he graduated with Distinction.