Sallie Wright brings over 40 years of experience in information technology leadership. She is currently the CIO & Executive Counselor for Info-Tech Research Group where she is a CIO’s CIO. Prior to joining Info-Tech she was the CIO for Fulton County Government where she oversaw the IT Department of Georgia’s largest county and provided guidance for technology decisions. She previously served as Deputy Chief Information Officer for Georgia State University and held executive roles at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of North Carolina and within the private sector. Her specialty areas include IT strategic planning, enterprise infrastructure, and information technology security and privacy.
Sallie Wright is an
active member of the technology community within the Atlanta region. She was a top 5 finalist for
2018 Georgia CIO of the Year for the Public/Non-Profit Sector as well as the
2018 Atlanta Technology Professionals Leadership Impact Award. She
serves on multiple well respected boards and committees notably, Atlanta
Technology Professionals Executive Advisory Board, Technology Association of
Georgia Public Diversity and Inclusion Board, Georgia State University Graduate
School Mentoring Program, Georgia Piedmont Technical College Computer
Information Systems Advisory Committee, Power My Learning Greater Atlanta
Regional Board and CISO Executive
Council. In 2018 she also served on
Georgia State University Robinson School of Business CIS Board, Kettering
Executive Women Board of Directors, Governors Computer Information Systems
Technology Advisory Committee, and Governors IT Task Force. Ms. Wright is also a
member of the Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA) and a mentor for
students of the Georgia State University Robinson School of Business since
2013. Following her
induction to the Pink Tech Hall of Fame in 2015, she was nominated CIO of the
Year in 2016 and 2017.
Sallie holds a master’s degree in management, a bachelor’s
of science in business administration, and is a CISSP.