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Agile - Ed Rose, CEO of Mason Industrial Technology
10th August 2021 • Engineering Leadership • Doug Haugh
00:00:00 00:43:10

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Ed Rose is the CEO of Mason Industrial Technology, a mergers and acquisitions and growth company specializing in the advanced materials and specialty chemicals industries. He is passionate about turning customer’s complex challenges into possibilities. Ed obtained his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, and he chose the topic of Agile.

3-Bullet Summary

  • Being able to look ahead to the future and plan accordingly is a part of being agile.
  • Avoid over analyzing things. This will help you move quicker.
  • If you’re not failing, you’re not moving forward.


  1. At the end of the day, we want our leaders to be technically curious or market curious. So there’s always a ‘What if we did that differently’, and it’s hard then things are going good because the focus is on execution.”
  2. “If they aren’t failing enough, they’re not pushing ahead fast or big enough.”
  3. “Your instincts are much better than you think.”