Glen Wakeman is a man with an impressive resume. He has traveled the world, working in 32 international locations during his 20+ year career with GE Capital. Aside from being the co-founder and CEO of Launchpad Holdings, LLC, Glen Wakeman is also a writer, mentor, and entrepreneur.
Mr. Wakeman attended The University of Scraton where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance. He went on to earn an MBA from The University of Chicago. After graduation, Mr. Wakeman held a position with GE Capital for over 20 years where he was responsible for business and leadership development, mergers and acquisitions, international growth and more (Blogwebpedia). During this time, he held several positions with the company. Some of his titles have included General Director of GE Capital, Global Insurance Ventures and Director of Business Development at GE Money. His last position with GE Capital was as CEO of GE Money Latin America. Glen Wakeman had an impressive run during this time. He expanded the division to a nine-country operation. Mr. Wakeman created numerous profitable partnerships and secured contracts that lead the company to over $2 billion in revenue.
After a successful career with GE Capital, Glen Wakeman returned to the United States to launch a new company, Launchpad Holdings LLC. This is a sort of online incubator for new start ups. Mr. Wakeman is a man that is inspired by ideas, and wanted to be able to give budding entrepreneurs a chance at turning their ideas into reality. Through his company, he developed Launchpad Toolkit, an online interactive software that allows new entrepreneurs to organize their ideas into solid, workable plans. He is also the founder and President of Nova Four, a company that compliments the Launchpad Toolkit. Nova Four provides business advice and access to capital for budding entrepreneurs. Glen Wakeman’s two companies, together, is a great platform to enable new entrepreneurs to put their ideas into action.