Glen Wakeman, the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of LaunchPad Holdings, is known for his various roles in his life, including as a highly successful financial executive, investor, executive mentor, futuristic entrepreneur, and more. He also holds the office of Principal of Nova Four, a startup accelerator firm that offers strategic advice and financial access to various startups and developing companies. Glen Wakeman is enthusiastic to build business and applying technology and proven methodology with close monitoring. He uses five key characteristics to improve the performance, and that includes leadership, human capital, risk management, execution, and governance.
Wakeman’s LaunchPad Holdings is another startup incubation firm with a mission to increase the success rate of entrepreneurs through guided approaches. His focus area to improve the business is adequate liquidity and clear plans. Under Glen Workman leadership, the firm has collaborated with various businesses and made them successful ventures, executed thousands of capital market transactions, and raised millions of dollars for new as well as existing businesses including large organizations(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doral_Financial_Corporatio). Wakeman is credited for registering success in various businesses employing 17,000+ staff in total, and that produced total assets worth $15 billion.
Glen Wakeman has almost three decades of experience in working as a financial services executive with some of the biggest financial institutions in the world. He started his career with GE Money and took care of various roles and responsibilities including technology, operations, business development, regional management, country management, and general management. Wakeman worked for the firm from different continents including Asia, South America, and Europe. While he was leaving for Doral Financial Corporation, Wakeman was the CEO of Latin American business of GE Money. Glen Wakeman joined Doral in August 2006 as its Chief Executive Officer and President (BusinessWire). He helped the firm to transform itself into a streamlined community bank and added business of $2.7bn from the U.S. Operations.
While coming to the education, Wakeman completed his Bachelor of Science in economics and finance from the University of Scranton. He earned his MBA from the University of Chicago and secured Six Sigma Black Belt industrial certification. Glen Wakeman regularly blogs about leadership, global affairs, business transformation, and emerging markets, and offers strategic advice on capital raising, strategy, and angel financing.