Glen Wakeman has always been an inspiration to entrepreneurs and business-people and has always encouraged them to take part in their own community where they can have the most influence. He founded Launchpad Holdings and serves as the company’s CEO where he helps early-stage entrepreneurs to take their ideas from start to finish through a helpful software program that he helped to design. He also offers mentor services to these entrepreneurs who are always in need of advice from someone who has the kind of experience that Glen Wakeman has. One of the main services that he offers is to help entrepreneurs with ideas to make the kinds of connections that will serve them for years to come.
Earlier in his life, Glen Wakeman attended the University of Scranton where he earned undergraduate degrees in, both, Finance and Economics, and he decided to continue his education at the University of Chicago where he worked to earn his MBA. After finishing up his education, he went to work for GE Capital and realized that he was talented in P & L where he continued to progress by working a spread of different positions. During his time with GE Capital, he served as its CEO in Latin America where he helped the company earn over $12 billion. He also led a workforce of more than 17,000 employees and worked in a spread of different countries. Altogether, he was liable for the company’s operations in 30 different parts of the world, and he gained quite the reputation for being a successful businessman during his run with GE Capital.
Along with being an entrepreneur and investor, Glen Wakeman is also a writer who shares his knowledge and experience with the world through his insightful writing (Gazetteday). On his blog he covers a variety of topics related to managing a business, emerging markets, and financial matters, and he draws from his own experience to help people as much as possible. He also offers help to CEO’s who are just beginning their journey as leaders and gives away free tips on his blog. It has always been Glen Wakeman’s desire to lift his fellow human being up, and he plans on continuing to do this in whatever way he can.