Glen Wakeman is the CEO and Co-Founder of LaunchPad Holdings, LLC since November 2015. He has over 20 years’ experience in business and finance. LaunchPad Holdings empowers entrepreneurs to be able to increase their success rates by guiding them through approaches that produce clear objectives and adequate liquidity. He graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from the University of Scranton. Glen Wakeman also holds an MBA in Finance, he graduated in 1993 from the University of Chicago.
Glen Wakeman began his career in December 1985 at GE Capital, until May 2006. He worked in various P&L and business development departments. He has 20 years of experience with GE Capital, 15 of which he lived and worked in Europe, South America, and Asia. He gained a lot of experience in operations technology, country management, general management, and regional management at a global level. Glen Wakeman was recognized for his leadership qualities by the Board of Directors and was branded a Growth Leadership role model.
Glen Wakeman has managed to revolutionize several businesses which have resulted in development and success by being a mentor and entrepreneur. He has assisted in the guidance of start-up businesses, advised on new market penetrations, exponential growth, and divestitures. He applies his proven management methodology in five key areas: constructive governance, execution (through the integration of processes, technology, and people), management of risks by minimizing disruptions, human capital (by aligning the company’s vision, strategy, and tactics) and leadership by preparing organizations for change.
Glen Wakeman is also a writer. He shares his insight by writing blogs regularly on international fiscal policies, business transformations, emerging markets, leadership, and global affairs.
Glen Wakeman is the founder of Nova Four where he serves as President. Nova Four provides businesses with strategic advice and financial support for developing companies. He provides coaching for CEOs and onboarding duties to assist in sustaining the improvements done. Glen Wakeman is very passionate about the growth of businesses, innovation of companies and the executive development of business leaders.