Glen Wakeman is an eminent global business executive, mentor, writer, entrepreneur and global investor. His a business revolutionary who has been working towards transforming businesses and individual agility through the application of a proven hexagonal performance methodology. The methodology concentrates on areas of Leadership, Human Capital (through aligning the company’s vision and strategy), Governance, Executive and Risk management.
Mr. Wakeman is the president and founder of a business accelerating company, Nova Four, which offers advice and capital access to budding companies. Wakeman gives coaching to CEOs, companies executives and boards so as to enhance continuous company improvement.
Previously Wakeman used to work with GE Capital, for over 20 years. He served in several complex leadership roles while working with both the United States market as well as the international one. Before leaving GE Wakeman was the Chief Executive Officer of GE Money Latin America, which he nurtured from startup to a 9 country operation, with assets worth $12 billion, and an employee base of 17,000 by the time he left. During his reign, he was able to create several new products, sign numerous partnerships as well as build a business network with more than 1000 branches. Having worked successfully in 6 countries, the Board of Directors of GE recognized Wakeman as a role model for growth leadership.
Mr. Glen Wakeman’s deep experience in corporate management, emerging markets, and business diversity has made him an insightful business counselor and an attentive market strategist.
Wakeman Founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings LLC which was established in 2015. It is a SaaS company with an automated software, LaunchPadToolkit.com (LPTK), that enables budding entrepreneurs to lay down their ideas into a feasible plan through an online platform.
The high rate of failure in start-up businesses seems a mystery to Wakeman. A closer analysis of the situation made it clear to him that most such businesses lack a structure and plan to back up the idea. This motivated Wakeman to build a simple software platform through which entrepreneurs would build their plans easily and intuitively. It was a chance for him match ideas with money, something that he likes.
Wakeman has a bachelors degree from the University of Scranton where he studied economics and finance. Similarly, he has an MBA from the University of Chicago.