Glen Wakeman is the co-founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings, LLC. The company develops innovative software that provides early-stage entrepreneurs with online business planning services. Over the past two decades, Wakeman has also become internationally known and well respected as a very successful business executive, investor, entrepreneur, writer, and mentor. He regularly shares his valuable insight on business strategy, management and administration, emerging markets and international fiscal matters through widely read blog posts.
A 1981, University of Scranton graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics, Glen Wakeman also attended the University of Chicago where he earned an MBA in Finance (https://www.slideshare.net/GlenWakeman). He began his professional career at GE Capital. During his time there, the board of directors recognized him for his exemplary Growth Leadership and held him up as a role model. Wakeman also founded and ran Nova Four.
During a business career that is approaching 25 years in length, Glen Wakeman is credited with having revolutionized a number of businesses. He has also helped to guide, teach and develop over 17,000 employees and generate more than $15 billion in assets. Wakeman has experience working with start-ups, new market entry, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures and exponential growth. He is known for his expertise and experience in applying proven methodology and using his vast knowledge of leadership, execution, governance, risk management and human capital to help develop staff and companies and make them successful (Inspirery).
Drawing on his education and experience, Glen Wakeman has successfully mentored many C-level executives. Currently, he helps Dreamfunded and Sitter Bees by providing counsel to them. Glen Wakeman is passionate about executive development, growth, and innovation. He has lived in at least six different countries and has been responsible for running operations in 30 different regions of the world. Throughout his executive career, Glen Wakeman has received international recognition for the quality of his work. He drew on that experience to co-found LaunchPad Holdings in 2015.