Edward Wright

Global Management and Strategy Department
Associate Professor

Dr. Ed Wright

Phone:  828-227-3603
Email: ewwright@email.wcu.edu    
Linked-in profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/edwardwwright    
Office Address: Forsyth 315C


  • D.M., Case Western University, 2007
  • M.B.A., Wake Forest University, 2002
  • B.S., University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill, 1974


Dr. Wright is currently Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation where he promotes and facilitates new commercial ventures. He has 30 years of senior management experience in the medical device industry, is inventor / co-inventor of five US patents for medical devices and has overseen the development and launch of multiple new products.

Dr. Wright teaches the senior business student capstone course (MGT 404) and the graduate Leadership and Ethics course in the MBA program. His research interests include medical technology adoption and health care management. He serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Hospital Administration.


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