Edward Wright

Global Management and Strategy Department
Associate Professor

Picture of Dr. Ed Wright and students

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 has 30 years of senior management experience in the medical device industry serving in President, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, SBU Manager, and other management roles in locations as diverse as Asheville, NC; San Diego, CA; Syracuse, NY; and Stuttgart, Germany.  He is inventor / co-inventor of five US patents for medical devices and has overseen the development and global launch of several major new products. 

Dr. Wright’s research interests include medical technology adoption and marketing theory.  He is a regular contributor to Repertoire magazine and has published papers in peer reviewed journals. 


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