Leadership

Ken W. Burrough is founder and CEO of South Florida’s Black Professionals Network.

South Florida’s Black Professionals Network operates as both an LLC providing marketing and event services and an organization committed to connecting and engaging South Florida’s black professionals by way of its social media resources and networking events. Over 10,000 local black professionals have connected with the Network to date.

As CEO, Mr. Burrough oversees and manages all social media platforms, marketing campaigns, events, collaborations, negotiations and business operations. He also manages the website and publishes the online newsletter.

In his spare time he freelances as a videographer. He’s shot and produced promotional video for ICABA Media Holdings, LLC, 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay, AARLCC, Juneteenth Festival of St. Petersburg, the Infinite Scholars Program and several entrepreneurs and artists. His work has been broadcast on the Bright House Network and posted by Moffit Cancer Center.

Prior to founding the Network, Mr. Burrough served in the United States Marine Corps where he completed two years of advanced avionics training and a year plus supporting ground to air communications between the Mobile Air Traffic Control Unit (MATCU-66) and assault aircraft in Okinawa, Japan.  He reached the rank of Corporal before being honorably discharged in 1980.

Subsequently He’s provided onsite technical support for an array of diverse computer technologies for Fortune 500 businesses across multiple markets including Aerospace, Architectural, Networking, Telecommunications, Financial and Retail for three different employers over a 35 year career. He’s also consulted, managed, built and sold personal computer systems.

Born on Black Wall Street, (Tulsa, Oklahoma / Moton Hospital) and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Ca. Mr. Burrough is a unique combination of ambition, discipline, creativity and insight.