Sallie Wright

Sallie Wright

Former CIO
Fulton County Government

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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.