Degree(s): Computer Science
Undergraduate Institution: Langston University (HBCU)
Graduate Institution: Oklahoma State University
Photo Credit: Howard University
Dr. Legand Burge III is a professor and the former chair of the Department of Computer Science at Howard University. His work spans K-12, higher education, as well as industry, including Google’s Howard West (now Tech Xchange) program, as well as Exploring CS training, Bison Startup, and Bison Accelerate. He currently directs the HowU Innovate Foundry; which has consistently incubated on average 15 student led tech startups per year. He is a co-founder of XediaLabs, a DC-based incubation firm that provides training and technical consulting to local startups. Dr. Burge is a Fellow of AAAS, BEYA Innovation Award recipient, and a Fulbright Scholar recipient.