Derek Wright is currently the Chief Executive Officer of 5Point Enterprises. Wright has served in this role since April 2004 when he originally purchased New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of Austin, Texas. Since then, Wright has expanded his initial venture to become a management group that currently owns the largest conglomerate of New Horizons Computer Learning Centers franchise locations, WEB Media Group, LLC, 5Point Property Management, 5Point Services and OLL Online Learning.
Wright has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry primarily working in sales and marketing leadership positions. Before building 5Point Enterprises, Wright held positions with Telesciences, Ericsson-Hewlett Packard and Nortel. He uses his extensive business experience to assist Austin Pets Alive! in building its finance, accounting, compliance, and oversight functions.
Wright received a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Spring Hill College while playing on the men’s basketball team. He helped found the Dr. John Pittman Endowed Scholarship at Spring Hill College and currently serves as its chairman. He is married with two children and currently resides in Austin, Texas.