Career Highlights of Successful Entrepreneur Glen Wakeman
Glen Wakeman is the co-founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings, an online business planning service for new entrepreneurs and startups. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from the University of Scranton in 1981. He also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, which he completed in the year 1993. Additionally, Glen Wakeman is a holder of Lean Sigma Six certification–a respected project management course for top CEO’s.
Glen Wakeman is a highly experienced business executive having worked for many organizations across the world. In fact, he has worked and resided in over 16 countries during his long successful career. His rise to the top began when he was appointed as the CEO of GE capital, he later assumed the reins at Doral Financial Corporation where he served in three different capacities from CEO, president to chairman. He is also the co-founder and former CEO of Nova Four, a company that advises early startups on strategic planning and financing.
As a passionate entrepreneur and CEO, Glen Wakeman has turned the fortunes of many companies. For instance, in a career spanning 20 years, he has managed companies totaling $15 billion in assets (Business Wire). Also, he’s been able to oversee over 17,000 employees during his time in management. Aside from business management duties, Glen Wakeman is also a highly talented author and blogger. He is a regular blogger on a number of websites, where he advises the corporate world on issues such as strategic planning, growth hacking, asset management, access to capital, global business policies etc.
Mentoring entrepreneurs is also another area Glen Wakeman has been involved in for many years (https://www.linkedin.com/in/glen-wakeman-8b504b14). He loves advising startups and early stage entrepreneurs on how to grow their companies to the next level. Some the companies under Glen Wakeman leadership include Sitter bees and Dreamfunded.