Von Wright ’87 was one of four members to be recently appointed to the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine’s (SIDM) board of directors.
“We are thrilled to welcome these highly accomplished individuals to our board of directors,” CEO Dr. Jennie Ward-Robinson said in a news release. “Their impressive track records, deep expertise, and relevant experience, and will help us achieve our strategic objectives outlined in our new strategic plan, as well as drive growth for the organization and the field as a whole.”
Wright has over 30 years of experience leading, growing and transforming organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 10. He’s an agile leader, having held “C” and “VP” level positions in technology, customer experience, strategy and marketing. He has also founded two companies and developed innovative teams that helped to launch iconic products that have changed the way the world works.
He is currently an independent executive coach and consultant, as well as a limited partner and senior advisor to Zane VC, a venture fund that provides capital and mentoring to minority and women entrepreneurs. In his work, Wright primarily advises technology founders, helping them scale their companies and grow as leaders.
Wright holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Wabash College and earned MBAs from Cornell University’s Johnson School and the Katholieke Universitat, Leuven in Belgium.