Glen Wakeman: Offering Structure to Startups

Start with a man who has over two decades of experience in business and finance, incorporate a lifetime of living and working in different cultures around the globe, then toss in a healthy dose of passion for helping others grow and develop, and you have Glen Wakeman.

 

In 2015, Mr. Wakeman co-founded LaunchPad Holdings LLC and currently serves as CEO. His company offers SAAS products that help organizations transform their ideas into viable structures. Throughout his career, Glen Wakeman has focused on mentoring and developing the entrepreneurial talents of people he recognized as having potential.

 

Before LaunchPad, he founded Nova Four and served as president of the company. Nova’s goal was accelerating new companies by advising about strategy and providing access to capital.

 

Glen used the lessons he learned over his lengthy career to create a growth system focused on five performance areas; execution, governance, human capital, leadership, and risk management. The method works especially well for startups but also companies involved in mergers, entry into new markets, and divestitures.

 

In addition to creating the automated business planner, LaunchPad Toolkit, to help businesses get organized, Mr. Wakeman is also an accomplished writer and shares his knowledge about general business subjects through a series of blog posts.

These posts cover all manner of global issues and touch on basics like leadership and market awareness. A few of Glen’srecent blog titles include; Thinking Outside the Box, A New Angle on Social Media, Three Ways to Be a Better Manager, and A Hands-On Approach to Your Business.

 

Glen Wakeman was born in 1968 in Miami, Florida and eventually grew up to earn an education that provided him with a solid business foundation. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and Finance from the University of Scranton and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.

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