Wadud completed his M. Ed from Vanderbilt in Leadership & Organizational Performance. Wadud co-led the launch of three independent K-12 schools in Dallas before completing his Principal’s and leadership trainings and certifications at Harvard, IDEO, and the Neuroscience Academy.
Wadud is passionate about emotional intelligence research, mentoring youth, and the importance of faith based mental health and life skills coaching.
Among his notable projects, Wadud led the R&D of the Founders to CEO Succession Leadership Development Program at the Nashville Entrepreneurship Center, worked with the Metro Nashville Public Schools on Human Capital Diversity Strategy, and conducted an organizational case study of Nashville Mayor’s Afterzone Alliance.
He has also served on Teach for America’s diversity council and cohosted the Deloitte & GE Human Capital competition.