Glen Wakeman is a successful entrepreneur who is well known for his mentoring and business skills. He is a business executive, investor, mentor, entrepreneur and a writer recognized globally. Glen Wakeman is the co-founder of LaunchPad Holdings and currently, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the company. LaunchPad Holdings was established in 2015 as a corporation to create software for startups delivering online business planning services. The software was mainly designed to guide the new entrepreneurs on how to plan and implement their innovative ideas.
Mr. Wakeman is an alumnus of the University of Scranton where he graduated in 1981 with a BS in Economics. Later he joined the University of Chicago where he attained an MBA in Finance (https://www.facebook.com/glen.wakeman). Glen has been a resident in six countries for business reasons and has worked in 30 regions around his career scope. During his early career journey, Wakeman worked at many companies holding different positions. For example, at GE Capital for over two decades where he used to work for the P&L positions operating in nine countries. Moreover, Glen worked at Doral Financial Corp., a company dealing with banking operations and was also the founder of Nova Four.
His core values are human capital, leadership, risk management, power and execution in business. Glen Wakeman works hard using his writing skills to inspire people on business from monetary economics to regulatory strategies sectors. Moreover, Wakeman is a market strategist full of knowledge on the emerging markets, therefore, advises executives like Dreamfunded and Sitter Bees.
According to Glen Wakeman, infusing ideas and money is the best option for business. Innovative ideas come from young people, but Glen never understood why failure still existed in companies. He discovered it is because they lack the foundation knowledge and planning for the ideas. Thus, Glen Wakeman and his colleagues decided to establish a simple software platform offering business planning services, and that is how LaunchPad Holdings came into existence.
Glen Wakeman believes in the machine learning to business problems trend to help entrepreneurs (Crunchbase). He is passionate about helping talented startups achieve their dreams by having their ideas put into practice.