About Glen Wakeman
Following his over two decades of success in business and finance, Glen Wakeman is currently the Chief Executive of LaunchPad Holdings. He is a holder of an MBA in Finance as well as a BS in Economics and Finance from the University of Chicago. Glen Wakeman’s career began at GE Capital. Here, he held P&L and business development positions. He also worked at Doral Financial Corporation as the CEO and President before being appointed as the Board Chairman of Doral Bank. While at GE Capital, the Board of Directors recognized him as a Growth Leadership role model.
During his lengthy career, Wakeman has revolutionized LaunchPad Holdings with $15 billion worth of assets and over 17,000 staff members (ReporterExpert). His work has included the guidance of divestitures, start-ups, new market entrants, and M&As. Glen Wakeman employs five key performance areas, leadership, governance, risk management, execution, and human capital to apply his proven methodology. As a writer and investor, Wakeman shares his insights about emerging markets, strategy, management, and international fiscal matters through regular blog posts. As a mentor, Glen Wakeman currently counsels Sitter Bees and Dreamfunded as well as various C-level executives.
Gleg Wakeman frequently blogs about leadership, global affairs, business transformation, and emerging markets. He also provides advice on capital raising, business strategy, and angel financing. Besides mentoring several C-level executives, Glen Wakeman advises start-ups such as Dreamfunded and Sitter Bees. He is passionate about innovation, growth, and executive development. Having worked in six different countries and managed facilities in 30 regions across the world, Glen Wakeman has gained significant international recognition.
Glen Wakeman is passionate about building successful ventures and helping individuals improve their agility. He currently serves as the CEO of LaunchPad Holdings, a premier provider of fully-automated software service to allow start-ups to get their ideas off the ground. LaunchPad ToolKit is supported by an extensive network of advisors and financiers. Glen Wakeman is also the founder of Nova Four, a start-up accelerator that helps early stage entrepreneurs to access capital. While at Doral Financial Corporation, Glen Wakeman would engage in retail banking, insurance agency operations, mortgage banking, and institutional securities (http://people.equilar.com/bio/glen-wakeman-doral-financial/salary/97219#.WWZNyIqQw3E).