Being the CEO of a corporation takes more than a degree and managerial experience. Carol Jackson, chair and CEO of HarbisonWalker International, describes her pathway to becoming the CEO of a global refractories company, the challenges of operating during a global pandemic, and why she believes in cultivating a strong corporate culture.
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About the guest
Carol Jackson is chair and CEO of HarbisonWalker International, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. She currently is serving a two-year term as chair of the World Refractories Association. In both roles, Jackson is actively involved in education efforts to increase societal awareness of refractories and their importance, including with HarbisonWalker's own podcast, High Temperature Times.
Founded in 1898, The American Ceramic Society is the leading professional membership organization for scientists, engineers, researchers, manufacturers, plant personnel, educators, and students working with ceramics and related materials.