George (Fred) Wright, Ph.D.


Dr. Wright holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and has more than twenty-five years in research and development, most notably in cyber security technologies and concepts. In 2008, Dr. Wright founded a cybersecurity incubator, which led to the formation of a major research Laboratory (business unit) within GTRI, the Cyber Technology and Information Security Laboratory. Dr. Wright currently serves as the Deputy Laboratory Director of the “Cyber Lab”. His work in network-centric and intelligence systems development and testing has focused on technology support for novel paradigms distributed control systems. He has developed secure network-centric test and evaluation concepts and systems for all of the services.