Glen Wakeman is a prominent successful businessman, writer, and mentor. His path to success began way back. He took summer jobs washing bathroom floors for an automotive parts factory to pay for his college education. This taught him a very big life lesson, the dignity in any type of labor. His achievements include co-founding the LaunchPad holdings, developing of mergers and acquisitions, providing mentorship and guidance for startup entrepreneurs and revolutionizing the business and financial market (Ideamensch).
In his early career, he was the General Electric Capital where took up roles and responsibilities climbing up the leadership ladder. He was the CEO of the General Electric Latin America. By the time he left, the company had billions of dollars worth of assets and thousands of employees across the region. Here, Glen gained a lot of experience and skills which helped him provide mentorship to other CEOs.
Glen Wakeman has a curious mind which has served him well. In his quest to understand why new businesses fail, he was able to create a working system that he teaches to budding entrepreneurs. He believes that a company may have great ideas but the structure and the strategy behind the ideas are what most may lack. This gave birth to the idea LaunchPad where those new to entrepreneurship but have great ideas get assistance planning business strategies
He is dedicated to cultivating businesses and coaching CEOs on strategies to improve their businesses and growth of their company. Using his properly laid out system and methodology he has seen to it that most companies that were not doing well get up on their feet. He has worked for hand in hand with the CEOs of various companies to ensure the transformation of once ineffective non-compliant companies into effective compliant ones.
Glen Wakeman enjoys reading and recommends ‘The Art of War’ by Sun Tzu because it has real-life lessons, applicable strategies and practical wisdom one can apply to life. At the end of a long working day, he enjoys a cup of coffee, Tea or a margarita depending on the type of day he has had.