After having a successful career in the field of finance and business, Mr. Glen Wakeman is the current Chief Executive Officer of LaunchPad Holdings. The company creates software that helps young entrepreneurs with online business planning. Furthermore, the software product that is created by LaunchPad is automated and can help entrepreneurs convert their ideas into workable plans (Premier Gazette). He co-founded the company in 2015 with the passion of helping young entrepreneurs improve their business agility. In that case, Glen Wakeman believes in the five major dimension in business performance, which are risk management, governance, execution, human capital, and leadership.
Before co-founding LaunchPad Holdings, Glen Wakeman was also the President and Founder of Nova Four. The firm is a business accelerator that provides developing companies with access to strategic advice and capital. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Nova Four with the objective of sustaining business improvements.
Glen Wakeman attended Scranton University, from where he graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Economics. He also completed his MBA in Finance from Chicago University. After completing his studies, Glen Wakeman started his career at GE Capital, where he worked for more than 20 years. While working at GE Capital, the leadership roles of Glen Wakeman included business development, general management, and operations management. His last role at the GE was the position of Chief Executive Officer of GE Money in Latin America. As the CEO, Glen helped GE with the signing of new partnerships, the building of more networks, and creation of multiple new products.
Apart from being an investor, Glen Wakeman is also a writer. He usually shares his insight on business through blog posts. His writings are about business strategy, administration and management, fiscal matters, and emerging markets. Glen Wakeman also likes to blog about capital raising, global affairs, and business transformation as well. Glen Wakeman is an advisor to many C-level executives. They see him as a businessman who is passionate about executive development, growth, and business innovation.