Glen Wakeman is a successful writer, global entrepreneur and businessman with a financial and entrepreneurial career spanning over 2 decades. He is the CEO and co-founder of Launchpad, a company that specializes in developing software for companies in startup stages. This software helps the entrepreneurs in the planning and organizing for their business goals.
The idea of starting Launchpad came as an inspiration from his desire of matching ideas with money. Wakeman had for a long time been trying to understand why startup companies often have the best ideas but they have the biggest failure rate. After some research, he discovered that it all went down to poor planning. He realized that most startup businesses failed because they did not have a good structure. Therefore, he decided to come up with a platform that would help entrepreneurs to plan their goals easily, and that was when LaunchPad Holding LLC was born. His company’s software is used by the Fortune 10 companies. This software offers a step by step
Other than LaunchPad Holdings LLC, Glen Wakeman has worked for GE Capital (Twitter). He was with the company for over 2 decades. In those twenty years, Glen worked in various leadership positions, helping to revolutionalize the company’s revenues to billions
After leaving GE Capital, Glen Wakeman was employed at Doral Financial Corporation, which is the parent company of Doral Bank the largest lender in Puerto Rico. At Doral Financial Corporation, Glen Wakeman was the CEO, President, and Chairman.
When Glen Wakeman left Doral Financial Corporation, he went to start his own company. He founded Nova Four and became president of the company. Nova Four is a company that dealt with the provision of strategic advice to startup companies.
As for his education background, Glen Wakeman boasts of holding a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. He graduated from the University of Scranton, in the year 1981, with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He also attended the University of Chicago and graduated with a master’s degree in Business Administration in the year 1993.