If the name Glen Wakeman does not ring a bell, LaunchPad Holdings LLC sure will. It is a company that provides software as a service (SAAS) to companies. In 2015, Glen Wakeman’s popularity grew massively when he co-founded the company. The success of the company kept making him more and more popular as more companies subscribed to the service.
Earlier in his career, Glen Wakeman studied Economics and Finance in the University of Scranton and he graduated in 1981. After that, he got an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago in 1993. He began his working career in GE capital.
Due to his achievements, he was given an award by the company’s Board of Directors. He is also known for his mentorship and entrepreneurial skills. Over the years, he has been able to revolutionize businesses that have over 17,000 members of staff and over $15 billion in assets. He was able to turn around their fortune.
Wakeman also contributed immensely to the growth of several start-ups, new market entrants and divestitures. He is exceptionally gifted in the areas of execution of business strategies, development of human capital, governance, leadership and risk management.
Glen Wakeman is also an investor and a prolific writer who has written so many blogs about emerging markets, international fiscal matter, management and administration just to mention a few. Being a mentor, he has provided mentorship to many C-level executives and he is currently providing mentorship to Dreamfunded and Sitter Bees.
He has also been able to gain some level of international recognition during his sojourn in six different countries. In other words, while managing the operation in 30 regions all over the world, he lived in six different countries.
When asked to name one of his productive traits in an interview, Glen Wakeman said curiosity is his most productive trait. It enables him to persevere through his problem-solving method. Curiosity also helps him think innovatively. He always wants to know why things turn out the way they did and this always helps him come up with better ideas to improve them.