Glen Wakeman is the CEO and co-founder of Launchpad Holdings LLC. The SAAS company which was started in 2015 provides early-stage entrepreneurs with help using the fully automated software service that he created. Launchpad Holdings provides the guidance and resources new entrepreneurs need to organize their ideas and turn them into workable plans for building businesses. Through Launchpad Holdings Wakeman shares effective, proven, business building tools that have helped him to become an internationally known and respected successful business executive over his 21-year finance and business career.
A 1981 graduate of the University of Scranton, Glen Wakeman also earned an MBA in finance at the University of Chicago in 1993. Since that time he has become known around the globe as an entrepreneur, investor, business executive, mentor, and writer. Wakeman is revered for his vast knowledge of and experience with mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, new market entry, exponential growth, and divestitures. His expertise in leadership, governance, risk management, execution and human capital has made him a valuable asset when it comes to mentoring entrepreneurs and C-Level business executives.
Glen Wakeman started to start his business career at GE Capital where he held several positions and specialized in business development and profit and loss. During his time there, the board of directors recognized him as a role model for growth leadership. (Twitter). Glen Wakeman then went on to found and serve as president of Nova Four, a business accelerator which provided developing companies with access to capital and strategic advice.
During his over two decades in the financial services industry, Glen Wakeman has run business operations in more than 30 countries. He is credited with revolutionizing several businesses and helping to generate in excess of $15 billion in assets. Glen Wakeman’s blogs posts on emerging markets, international fiscal matters, business strategy, management, and administration are widely read worldwide for their valuable insights. He currently counsels the Dreamfunded and Sitter Bees staff.