Glen Wakeman is the current CEO and co-founder of Launchpad Holdings; a company that assists starting entrepreneurs design business plans from the idea stage to implementation. The service is fully automated and is offered online on a software as service (SaaS) model. Aside from his current position, Glen Wakeman is a prolific writer, mentor, and entrepreneur. He blogs regularly on a number of platforms with the sole aim of educating entrepreneurs on topics such as strategic planning and leadership, global business issues, emerging markets etc.
As a mentor, Glen Wakeman is actively engaged in helping early stage entrepreneurs understand key issues such as angel financing, strategic business planning and the mobilization of capital. Some of the notable startups he is currently mentoring include Sitter Bees and Dreamfunded. Previously, Glen Wakeman was president of Nova Four, a firm offering starting businesses advice of strategic planning and access to capital. He has also served in many capacities across many industries both locally and internationally. He is widely traveled having lived and worked in over 16 countries in a career spanning two decades. Some of the notable companies Glen Wakeman has transformed include Doral Financial Corporation and GE Capital where he served as CEO.
As passionate business growth strategist, Glen Wakeman has had a tremendous impact everywhere has worked. He has improved and transformed companies worth $15 billion in assets, besides overseeing over 17,000 employees in every capacity he has served to date. Glen is very passionate about CEO coaching and is a board member in various developing companies.
Glen Wakeman holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, he attained his economics and Finance degree from the University of Scranton (NewsSky). He also holds the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification — a highly prestigious project management certification for top CEOs’ and business executives.
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