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Brent Gleeson        

CEO of TakingPoint Leadership, Navy SEAL Combat Veteran & Best-Selling Author

Brent Gleeson is a Navy SEAL combat veteran with multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Africa. Upon leaving SEAL Team 5, Gleeson turned his discipline and battlefield lessons to the world of business and has become an award-winning entrepreneur, bestselling author, and acclaimed speaker on topics ranging from resilience, mental toughness, leadership and building high-performance teams to culture, and organizational transformation.

Gleeson is the Founder and CEO of TakingPoint Leadership, a progressive leadership and organizational development consulting firm with a focus on business transformation and building high-performance cultures. Gleeson was named a Top 10 CEO by Entrepreneur Magazine in 2013.

Gleeson holds degrees in finance and economics from Southern Methodist University, certificates in English and History from Oxford University in England and a graduate business degree from the University of San Diego. He is the bestselling author of "TakingPoint: A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail-Safe Principles for Leading Through Change," which was a #1 New Release on Amazon in Organizational Change and Business Structural Adjustment. Gleeson’s latest book, "Embrace the Suck: The Navy SEAL Way to an Extraordinary Life" was #1 on Amazon in the self-help, self-esteem, and military leadership categories.

Speech Topics

Crushing Goals & Achieving the Impossible

Pushing Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Overcoming Adversity

Creating a Resilient Organization

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

High-Performance Team Engagement

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Measuring and Improving Trust

Building a Culture of Accountability

Aligning Leadership, Culture, & Strategy

Increasing Leadership Alignment

Leading & Managing Change

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