Vincent Wright

Vincent Wright

Founder of and

Wethersfield, CT

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Vincent Wright focuses on #professional #branding in social media. He is a Brandergist @ & @
Work History
  • February 2008 - Present


    Brandergist at, a very active social media platform consisting of more than 5,000 professional members lending a hand to help members find jobs and develop business via more than 200 professional networking and discussion groups.

    If you need help with your professional networking efforts, you're invited to stop by and introduce yourself at either of the following:
  • January 2007 - Present

    C.E.O. (Chief Encouragement Of

    While my title of "Chief Encouragement Officer" of may be a bit tongue-in-cheek, not even the founders Of Facebook, Linkedin, Amazon, Twitter, Microsoft, Apple and Google can live long without encouragement...

    And while many "serious-minded" business professionals may immediately want to be dismissive of the value of encouragement as an IMPORTANT business factor, it took a lot of encouragement throughout their formative years before the founders of Facebook and Linkedin and Amazon and Twitter and Microsoft and Apple a
  • February 2005 - Present


    Brandergist at, the first, large, Linkedin-centric discussion group, founded in February 2005. During its first five years, thousands of members generated almost 50,000 messages on branding, Linkedin, and related social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Friendfeed, Google, and YouTube.

    As Brandergist I:
    - Monitored & moderated online posts, threads, topics & discussions
    - Helped answer questions from the forum community
    - Built growth in number of participants, pageviews & activity
    - Made decisions regarding post
  • August 1989 - Present


    Wright Enterprises

    Wright Enterprises is a unique small business designed to solve employment problems through creative recruitment, coaching, and networking practices. All our work is centered around bringing the right people together.

    We use a variety of techniques to network for you and we do so through 5 interrelated consultancies focused on consultative relationship building, recruitment, branding, social media, and coaching,

    We center our work on a powerful in-house developed meta-methodology for building structured, yet flexible approaches to social media, coachi
  • July 1996 - October 1996

    Assistant Director, Technical

    CIGNA Corporation

    CIGNA Corporation's first Assistant Director of Technical Staffing. Responsible for recruiting all computer professionals for all CIGNA Divisions (Recruited for 10 Corporate Divisions, excluding CIGNA Health Care).
  • February 1996 - July 1996

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    United Health Care

    Hired Chief Information Officer for United Health Care's TPA Division. Proposed, set up, and coordinated on-site open-house to fill Information Technology openings.(Information Systems) Out of 240 attendees, hired 32. Filled 20 openings for PACE Program through college recruitment. Conducted Behavioral Interviewing classes for ~65 IT Managers.
  • 1994 - 1996

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    The Hartford

    Fully involved Sr. Technical Recruiter. Member Human Resources Automation Project Team. Recruited Smalltalk and C++ Programmers, TCP/IP LAN/WAN Specialists, UNIX Systems Administrators, and ORACLE DBA's and Developers. Developed and managed Strategies On Agency Procedures recruitment agency management program.