Brent Gleeson is an accoladed entrepreneur, best-selling author, and Navy SEAL combat veteran. He is also a highly appreciated speaker, expresses his valuable views on the subject of leadership, resilience, building high-performance teams & culture, and organizational transformation.
Brent Gleeson changed his interests after leaving SEAL Team 5, and the corporate world became his center of attraction. Soon, he made himself known as a brilliant author, acclaimed speaker, and a qualified entrepreneur. The leading business paper Inc.com & Forbes.com weekly publish about his leadership philosophies.
He is also the Founder and CEO of TakingPoint Leadership. TakingPoint Leadership is a progressive leadership & management consulting firm providing consultancy for business transformation and building high-performance cultures.
Brent has vast experience in both the real world and academics. He holds a degree in finance and economics from Southern Methodist University and a graduate business degree from the University of San Diego. He also earned certificates in History and English from Oxford University in England.
In Entrepreneur Magazine, his name was among one of the “Top 10 CEOs”, issued in October 2013, appreciating his outstanding strategies to build high-performance teams in the business. He was also awarded for business leadership.
He is the author of the bestselling books, TakingPoint; A Navy SEAL’s 10 Fail-Safe Principles for Leading Through Change. This remained a #1 New Release on Amazon in Organizational Change and Business Structural Adjustment.
His extensive real-life exposure in the SEAL Teams and establishing an award-winning organization has led him to recognize himself as a business transformation wizard. His organization has secured the position in the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies.
TakingPoint presents his ten principle program needed by all leaders & managers to drive change and produce desired outcomes in the twenty-first-century business sphere.
He is also invited to several reality shows, including NBC’s ‘Stars Earn Stripes. In this show, Gleeson, with some other special operations professionals, including Chris Kyle of America Sniper, was paired with celebrities. The format of the show was to compete and fundraising for charities like the Wounded Warrior Project.
Brent is currently the executive board member of the SEAL Family Foundation. His family is an Ambassador Family for March of Dimes. He is married and the father of three incredible children