Glen Wakeman, the CEO, and Co-founder of LaunchPad Holdings, LLC has a passion for helping early stage entrepreneurs. Before becoming the CEO of LaunchPad, Glen worked for 20 years in the business and finance sectors and brings with him all of the knowledge that goes with hard-earned experience. He has worked in 32 different countries, has lived in six of them, and cherishes the life lessons he has learned from experiencing such a diverse variety of cultures and people.
Glen Wakemen’s tireless efforts have dramatically changed, in a positive way, the course of direction that many businesses were heading in before he came along. This includes working with companies who have over 17,000 employees and $15 billion in assets (BusinessWire). No business or company is too unique for Glen Wakeman to have an impact on, and his portfolio includes a wide range of them that work in many different sectors. He has helped start-ups, individual entrepreneurs, new market entries, M&As, and divestitures to execute better, have a much more efficient chain of command, figure out risk management, and much more.
Today, Glen Wakeman blogs to help companies and entrepreneurs organize their business more efficiently and to increase productivity. Some of his articles include tips for thinking outside of the box, using Twitter to listen to customers and competitors rather than simply using it for leads and marketing, and ways to be a better manager. He shares his blog posts on his social media accounts, which include Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, and Facebook and also shares favorite thoughts or articles about other topics that interest him.
On top of this, Glen is a writer, global business executive, mentor and entrepreneur, and investor with a wide range of interests and projects (http://reporterexpert.com/glen-wakeman-guides-startups-technology-solutions/). He graduated from the University of Scranton in 1981 with a BS in Finance and Economics and earned his MBA in Finance in 1993 while attending the University of Chicago and believes that education is hugely important in today’s fast-changing world of the internet. Everyone who knows Glen expects him to do even greater things in the future, and as he helps more businesses to grow, he helps to make this world a better place where success is valued by how much a person helps their fellow human being.