Vennard Wright is currently President of Wave Welcome. Prior to starting Wave Welcome he was Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice President (VP) of Operations for the Iron Bow Technologies. As CIO/VP, Vennard is primarily responsible for providing strategic oversight for the areas of IT, order operations and manufacturing for Iron Bow.
Before Iron Bow, his professional information technology (IT) experience was comprised of multiple senior leadership roles which included serving as CIO for Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), CIO for Prince George’s County Government (MD), serving as Director of Technology for Hillary Clinton during her successful United States Senate re-election campaign and subsequent 2008 Presidential Campaign, as well as serving as Director of Technology of Technology during Rushern L. Baker III’s successful run for County Executive of Prince George’s County, MD in 2010. He was also Chief Technology Officer and Technical Organization Delivery Manager for Electronic Data Systems (EDS), which was subsequently acquired by Hewlett Packard (HP).
As a USA Track & Field Level-One certified coach, he has coached many young athletes into athletic scholarships at the collegiate level.
Vennard serves on a number of boards, holds multiple industry certifications and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland College Park.