Michael Wright is currently Vice President of Diversity and Health Equity for Northwell Health system. He joined Northwell Health in August 2014 with over 20 years of experience in leadership development and implementation of talent strategies across various industries globally. Michael earned his Doctorate in a joint business-organizational learning program with the Wharton School of Business and the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He also has two Master’s degrees from the University of Toronto and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo.
Michael received the medal of the Order of St. John from the Governor General of Canada for his contribution to community leadership and has served on the Board of Directors for Leadership Tomorrow, a Puget Sound Region leadership development program. Additionally, he was the Chair of the LENS Steering Committee for the National Center for Healthcare Leaders (NCHL). Michael is currently an adjunct faculty at Hofstra University (MBA and Executive MBA programs) and a former adjunct business faculty at the University of Maryland, University College. Michael is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board, Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University.
Michael is a member of the AIIR Consulting Advisory Board, lending his extensive expertise in talent management, leadership development, and strategy.
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