Launchpad Holdings CEO and Founder Glen Wakeman was born in 1968 in Miami Florida. He is a renowned mentor and an entrepreneur who has revolutionized business, resulting in their success and development. His major works include mentorship on start-ups business, divestitures, new market entry strategies, exponential growth guidance among others. Glen attributes his success story to the 5 key performance sectors namely: governance, execution, human capital, risk management, and leadership. Having lived in six different countries and overseeing operations in 30 different regions in the world, Glen has received enormous recognition in his executive career.
Glen Wakeman is a graduate of the University of Scranton, where he pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance. During his stay in the university, 1977- 1981, Glen engaged himself in activities such as Student leadership, intramural sports, radio station presentation and was a member of the drama club. In 1991, Glen enrolled for a master’s degree program in Business Administration (Finance) at the University of Chicago.
Glen Wakeman began his career at GE money where he gained his 20 years of experience serving in different positions. His responsibilities at the company revolved around general management, operations, technology invention, business development, country and regional management. During this time, his leadership positions compelled him to work in Europe, South America, and Asia. At GE, the board of directors recognized him as a leadership growth role model. In 2006, Glen Wakeman moved on to Doral Financial Corporation where he served as the CEO for a span of 8 years and 8 months. He later presided and founded the Nova four in early 2015. Later in November 2015, he founded and become the Chief Executive Officer of Launchpad Holdings LLC.
Being a successful entrepreneur and an investor, Glen Wakeman shares an insight on how to flourish through his regular blogs regarding fiscal matters, proper business administration, emerging markets and proper management. Further, his blogs encompass insights on global affairs, business transformation, capital raising and angel financing. Glen has successfully mentored several C-level executives and has been pivotal in the setting up the Sitter Bees and Dream funded. Glen passion in life is anchored on growth, executive development, and innovation.