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Resolute - Brent Beason CEO of B&W Fiber Glass
20th July 2021 • Engineering Leadership • Doug Haugh
00:00:00 00:47:32

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Brent Beason is CEO and President of B&W Fiber Glass, a global producer of advanced solutions focused on high performance textiles and textile components. He is passionate about having engineers who ‘know how to dream.”

Brent has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and he chose the topic of Resolute.

3-Bullet Summary

  1. Empathetic communication with your employees is the best way to build strong teams that are driven to achieve more.
  2. When you are passionate about what you do, it draws the world’s attention.
  3. As a leader, it’s incredibly important to measure and mark your words very carefully. You shouldn’t give in to emotions.


  • “I think that the number one aspect of a leader is; your ability to be mentally tough, no matter what the situation is, no matter what you're facing.”
  • “My number one joy in life is to see someone work their way up from the shop floor to our front offices...I truly believe that's my greatest legacy.”
  • “No matter the difficult situation you must consider a favorable outcome for all the stakeholders.”