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In the world of business, Glen Wakeman can be described as a global mogul. He is a business executive, an investor, mentor, writer and, blogger. Glen is a successful businessman who has grown his career by working passionately and persistently for the last 21 years. He started his journey in 1981 at the University of Scranton where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Statistics. He then proceeded to the University of Chicago in pursuit of an MBA. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt Certified businessman (Angel).

With this knowledge, Glen began his career at General Electric Capital (GE). While at GE, Glen grew and transformed businesses in over 30 countries. He accomplished this by developing the entrepreneurship skills of thousands of employees. Activities such as business start-ups merge and downsizing allowed him to manage over $15 billion in assets while at GE. He steadily glazed through the employment hierarchy to the position of CEO of GE Money Latin America, a position that charged him with building a nine-country operation from scratch. He executed his responsibilities and grew company assets equal to $12 billion with $100 million in revenue a year.

Over the years, Glen discovered that in order uplift his peers to his caliber of success he must mentor his juniors in the business world. This belief led him to co-found Launchpad Holdings – a company that offers businessmen a simple software platform to actualize their business ideas. With this company, Glen Wakeman and his partner help entrepreneurs turn structured ideas into planned strategies. The early stages of entrepreneurship require coaching (

Glen offers a five-themed plan to start-up companies on how to become better leaders, capitalize on your workforce, execute better performance strategies, manage risks and practice good governance. Glen Wakeman is passionate about growth and innovation. In his blogs, he encourages entrepreneurs to never give up in the face of failure. Glen also teaches that delegation and trust are at the heart of successful businesses.