Glen Wakeman is the CEO and co- founder of a company called LaunchPad Holding LLC, he started the company in 2015 after over twenty years in the industry of business and finance. He holds two degrees: A BS in Economics and Finance received from the University of Scranton in 1981, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance received from the University of Chicago in 1993 (NewsSky). Wakeman is the former president and CEO of Doral Financial Corporation and was also the Board Chairman for Doral Bank. He is the founder of Nova Four and while working at GE Capital he was acknowledged as a Growth Leadership role model by the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Wakeman helps guide startups, divestitures, and new market entries. He uses his own proven method to do this, targeting the 5 areas of key performance: execution, governance, human capital, leadership, and risk management.
Glen Wakeman operates several blogs and writes about topics such as business transformation, global affairs,leadership, and capital raising. He has lived in six different countries, been responsible for operations in over 30 regions, and is an adviser to many different start-ups, gaining him international recognition and respect. He mentors business executives and commonly shares his knowledge through his blog posts, touching on topics such as management and administration and strategy. With $15 billion in assets, and 17,000 + staff members, Mr. Glen Wakeman has truly revolutionized the business industry. Glen Wakeman’s company, Launchpad Holding LLC, helps entrepreneurs who are in the early stages of financial development increase their success rates by providing them with online planning services for their business.
The Launchpad Toolkit provides guidance for these entrepreneurs by giving them an extensive network of advisers and capital providers. In Glen’s final position at GE Capital as CEO of GE Money Latin America, he built an operation that included over 9 countries, surpassed $12 billion in assets, earned over $100mm annually, and had around 17,000 employees.