Rob Wright
Life Science Leader

Rob Wright is the chief editor of Life Science Leader magazine and 2015 and 2018 educational program planning committee co-chair for the annual BIO International Convention and Conference. Prior to joining the publication in this role in 2010, Wright spent nearly 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry. His experience with such companies as Mead Johnson Nutritionals (formerly a division of Bristol-Myers Squibb), Organon Pharmaceuticals, Schering-Plough and Merck helps him provide readers with credible insights. During his industry career, Wright conducted well over 1,000 presentations and roundtable discussions, including the facilitation of FDA-mandated clinical training programs for hundreds of licensed healthcare providers. He has chaired, co-chaired, moderated and served as a speaker at industry and academic conferences. Wright’s 500+ published articles have appeared in peer-reviewed academic journals, B2B magazines and online publications. He received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction from Gannon University, Erie, PA. He completed his doctoral coursework in marketing at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH. During his academic career he was selected as a member of Sigma Beta Delta (International Honor Society for Business, Management, and Administration) and Beta Gamma Sigma (International Honor Society for AACSB accredited business program). You can follow him on Twitter at @RfwrightLSL.