Glen Wakeman is a financial services executive. He is the founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings which is a complete, automated software service which enables early-stage businesses to organize ideas into workable plans. Wakeman is also a board member, an executive mentor, and an investor. He has gained over 20 years of management experience from GE in P&L roles and business development. Read more about his interview at Ideamensch.
More on His Roles at GE
While at GE, Glen Wakeman also had leadership roles in operations management and general management as he lived in the international and US markets. His last role at this company was being the CEO. While in this role, Wakeman built a nine-country operation from scratch which exceeded in $100m in annual earnings, $12billion in assets, and 17,000 employees. A plethora of partnerships was signed, more than 1000 branches were built in the network, and multiple new products were produced. In an earlier role at GE as the general director of Global Insurance Ventures, he worked in London, the UK in which he strategized for a group of businesses that resulted in a net income growth from US$2million to US$10million and the addition of US$3bn in assets. While working abroad for GE, he lived in six countries and were responsible for more than 30 countries. He also received the recognition of being a Growth Leadership role model by the GE board of directors. View Glen Wakeman’s profile linkedin.com.
More About LaunchPad Holdings
His organization has a tool called the LaunchPad Toolkit. This tool is complemented by a deep and broad array of tips and suggestions to guide entrepreneurs while they are forming their companies. This tool is supported by an extensive network of advisors and capital providers.
His Educational Achievements & Other
Wakeman earned his MBA degree from the University of Chicago. He also earned his bachelor of science degree from the University of Scranton in Economics and Finance. Wakeman is also Six Sigma Black Belt certified. And lastly, he has gained several international, national, and local awards for his commitment to corporate social responsibility and his leadership.