Bob Wright is an attorney, teacher, community activist, and piano player. Bob is a founding member of the law firm Wright Connatser PLLC, where he leads its corporate, finance, and social enterprise practice and is the founder of Social Venture Partners Dallas (SVPD), an initiative that seeks to apply venture capital principles to philanthropy. SVPD is a charter member of Social Venture Partners International (SVPI). Bob is a founding board member of SVPI and served as its president for four years. He also serves by gubernatorial appointment the chairman of the OneStar Foundation and formerly served as a member of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund Advisory Committee. He has co-authored a book, The Little Green Book of Venture Philanthropy, and is a senior lecturer at The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management where he teaches Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship to both undergraduate and graduate students.