To know Glen Wakeman is to know a great entrepreneur, global business executive, mentor, investor and a world-wide business executive. His distinguished career began with a degree in economics and science from the University of Scranton in 1981. He coupled this with a masters in business administration of the University of Chicago in 1983 (http://www.glenwakeman.com/about-glen-wakeman/). His training enhanced his desire to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses through executive development and innovative ideas.
Wakeman is the CEO and co-founder of Launchpad Holdings, LLC. This company, founded in 2015, provides new entrepreneurs with software containing the on-line training they need to expand on the successful results of their companies. Through his writing and blogs, he offers sound advice on capital raising, strategy and angel financing. He recently released an educational video explaining how new CEOs can grow their businesses.
In 2015, Wakeman also launched Nova Four, which offers on running a new company and advice on how to raise funds to keep the company thriving.
Prior to starting Launchpad Holdings, Wakeman worked with GE Capital where he spent over 20 years gaining experience in business development, general management and operations management. As Chief Executive Officer of GE Money Latin America, he created an operation involving nine countries. This operation went on to earn in excess of $2 million, employing more than 17,000 individuals. As a recognition of his services, when Wakeman left the company, he was given the GE Growth Leadership award.
Glen Wakeman’s believes that new business owners need adequate planning and structure. His vision through his software is to provide these businesses with five crucial elements that include leadership to enable a company to make changes; human capital to keep focus on strategy and vision; execution to blend technology, processes and people; risk management to keep disruptions at a minimal and governance to allow for constructive disagreement. His mission is to continue to encourage all businesses and entrepreneurs to support their communities.