Barunda Prince

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Barunda Prince


Burunda Prince is Managing Director of The Farm, a Comcast NBCUniversal startup accelerator powered by Boomtown.

Burunda excels in leading complex organizations and high-performing teams, with extensive experience across Fortune 500 corporations, management consulting, education, and civic engagement. Under her direction, The Farm has become a hub for learning, collaboration, innovation, and diversity, both in Atlanta’s startup ecosystem and the global tech accelerator community.

Burunda’s work builds on her expertise in helping teams develop greatness and guiding organizations through problem-solving and process improvement. She has held management positions at consulting firms Temple, Barker & Sloane and Bain & Company (where she was the first female consultant of color), and at Fortune 500 firms Rohm & Haas Company and Procter & Gamble (where she was one of just a handful of female engineers). More recently she was a managing partner at Prescott College Consulting and founded her own company, B6 Consulting.

Burunda received her chemical engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from Harvard, and she has a passion for education and community-building. She has served on the Wissahickon School District Board of Directors, the President’s Council of Gwynedd Mercy College, the MIT Enterprise Forum, Southeastern Investors of Atlanta, the Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta Board of Directors, and the Black Alumni Association of MIT. Burunda was recognized as the 2018 Community Influencer by the Atlanta Startup Awards, and under her leadership The Farm received the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) 2018 Diversity Leadership Award . She received the 2018 Essence Women En Blanc Award for Technology, was named a Cobb County Woman of Influence, and has spoken at tech events including TransAct 2018, the Digital Empowers Atlanta Forum, and Innovation Leader.