Glen Wakeman, the brains behind LaunchPad Holdings began his success story at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. In 1981, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance. Glen’s desire to acquire more knowledge about the business world made him continue with his studies at the University of Chicago in 1991. He received Master of Business Administration degree after completing his studies. In order to pay for his college studies, Glen Wakeman had to work as a janitor in an auto parts factory. This taught him to respect all kinds of work.
Having gained knowledge from the university, Glen launched his business career at General Electric. While at General Electric he held various positions that gave him a lot of experiences. He also had the opportunity to live and work in South America, Asia, and Europe. When he was CEO of GE Money Latin America which was the last position he held at GE, Glen increased the company’s net income and employment rate. To add to that, the company also had more than 1000 branches (Wikidata).
Glen Wakeman, a successful entrepreneur, loves to help other young entrepreneurs to grow and be successful. This desire led to the birth of LaunchPad Holdings. Glen did a research on why new businesses were failing so fast, and he discovered that the people behind these businesses had ideas but did not know how to put the ideas into action. This is where the LaunchPad software come in handy. Glen initiated the software to help people with their entrepreneurship journey. The software operates by asking the client questions and giving answers.
Glen Wakeman has experienced a lot of setbacks in his career (https://www.dailyforexreport.com/glen-wakeman-business-leader-assisting-small-start-companies/). Despite all that, Glen believes that in order for one to succeed in entrepreneurship, believing in oneself and the ability to take risks is key. Also, mistakes are part of success stories, and one has to learn from them.
Apart from being an entrepreneur, Glen is also a blogger. Glen uses this platform to give business related information. He also speaks Spanish. Glen is happily married to Argentine. He is also an ardent reader of the book, “The Art of War,” being his favorite and recommends people to read it as it teaches about teamwork.