Glen Wakeman is the CEO and co-founder of Launchpad Holdings, LLC. He is a holder of a degree in economics and finance from the University of Scranton and master’s degree in finance from the University of Chicago. Glen has an unparalleled record of accomplishment as a leader, entrepreneur, investor, writer, and global business executive. View Glen Wakeman’s profile linkedin.com.
Under his leadership, Wakeman has transformed entities with more than 17,000 staff and 15 billion dollars. His vast experience in management developed during his 21 years of service at GE, Launchpad Holdings, and business development. Mr. Wakeman is passionate about executive development, innovation, and growth. His company Launchpad Holdings operates a complete automated Software service which helps startup entrepreneurs to plot their concept into a workable plan. Launchpad ToolKit has a broad ecosystem of advisors and capital providers. This software offers an extensive and comprehensive tips and ideas collections guiding entrepreneurs.
The mentor is passionate about developing businesses by increasing their responsiveness in the market. He makes sure the implementation of proven approaches that assesses and enhances the five key scope of performance that includes risk management, execution, leadership, governance and human capital. He is an consultant to new entrepreneurs and a mentor of the c-level executive. Mr. Waken has written articles on emerging markets and leadership, business growth, strategy, international affairs, capital financing and angel financing.
In his position as the president and CEO of Doral Finance Corporation, he transformed the business from mono-line holding company to a restructured community bank. Following his outstanding leadership and commitment to corporate social responsibility, Glen was recognized through global, national and local awards. Being the CEO of GE Money Latin America, Mr. Waken builds a nine-country operation from scratch, exceeding 17,000 employees, $12bn in assets and $100mm yearly earnings.
He further developed a system of over 100 branches, invented new products and expanded partnership networks. When in the UK, Glen developed and implemented a business strategy for a group of entrepreneurs, which grew net income to US$10mm from US$2mm, increasing assets by more than US$3bn. Glen Wakeman is zealous about business formation, invention, and growth in the changing worldwide marketplace. Having worked in 30 regions of six different countries, Mr. Waken is a vital force worthy acknowledgment for his achievements. Follow Glen Wakeman’s profile on Twitter.