Glen Wakeman is a successful public company CEO, Board member, financial services executive, executive mentor, small business owner and investor with more than 21 years in management positions. He is zealous about building businesses by developing individual and company agility and applying proven methodologies that rely on five major dimensions of performance including human capital, leadership, execution, governance, and risk management. Presently, Glen Wakeman is the co-founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings (http://www.glenwakeman.com/). The company includes a fully automated software service that allows first-time entrepreneurs to systematize their thoughts into workable plans properly.
Education and Career
Glen Wakeman studied at the University of Scranton where he graduated with a degree in Finance and Economics in 1981. After that in 1993, he joined the University of Chicago for his MBA in Finance before beginning a successful career at GE Capital in business developmental and P&L positions. Glen Wakeman also presided over and founded Nova Four.
Besides being a renowned entrepreneur and mentor, Glen Wakeman has transformed businesses with more than $15 billion in assets and over 17,000 staff members during his lengthy career. Wakeman’s work has included the guidance of M&As, start-ups, new market entry, exponential growth, divestitures, and more.
Being a writer and investor has enabled Glen Wakeman to share his insights about emerging markets, international fiscal matters, strategy, management, and administration through blog posts (Inspirery). As a mentor, Wakeman has helped a wide range of C-level executives achieve their goals. Presently, he counsels Sitter Bees and Dreamfunded.
Glen Wakeman Frequent Blog Posts
Glen Wakeman blogs frequently about global affairs, leadership, business transformation, and emerging markets. Moreover, he provides advice on angel financing, capital raising, and strategy. He is very passionate about innovation, executive development, and growth.
Glen Wakeman has lived in about six different countries. Additionally, he has been responsible for smooth operations in over 30 regions globally something that has allowed him to gain considerable recognition internationally.