The ability to maneuver quick and easily and to lean into the trends, data and insights and change directions as needed.

About the Speaker

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.

Mr. Rose was a Senior Partner of Mill Rock Capital, a growth and operations oriented private investment firm that invests in well-positioned middle market industrial businesses in North America, since 2018.  Previously Ed served as Executive Vice President and President of the Performance Chemicals segment of Ingevity Corp.

Over the course of 31 years with the business, Ed has led teams in business development and strategy, including new product development, bolt-on acquisitions and strategic alliances.  He is passionate about turning customer’s complex challenges into possibilities.  Ed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Clemson University.

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.

Podcast Quotables:

“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 when things are going good because the focus is on execution.”

“If they aren’t failing enough, they’re not pushing ahead fast or big enough.”

“Your instincts are much better than you think.”



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