The Biography of Glen Wakeman

Glen Wakeman is a board member, executive mentor, investor, small business owner and a public company CEO. He has over 20 years of experience in business management and development. He got his first degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Scranton before pursuing an MBA at the University of Chicago. His passion has driven him to focus on improving companies and individual agility using a five-key dimension process.


Glen refers to leadership as the tool that should be used in preparing a company for a change. Secondly, he recognizes human capital as the aid that aligns a company’s vision, tactics, and strategy for change. The third is execution, which encompasses the technology and process used in implementing change. Fourth, he uses his experience in risk management to minimize disruptions in the workplace. Lastly, governance assists in providing a constructive environment for employees to thrive in their roles and responsibilities.


As of 2017, Glen Wakeman was the Founder of LaunchPad Holdings, a company that deals with automating early-stage entrepreneurial ideas into a workable plan. The LaunchPad Toolkit, a product of his company, uses a library of deep and broad suggestions from experts and advisers to provide guidance to these entrepreneurs.


He is also the president and founder of Nova Four, a business accelerator program that teaches on strategy and access to capital. In this company, he coaches to board members and CEOs on how to build and sustain improvement in their companies (


Glen Wakeman has been in the top management of GE Capital for more than 20 years. Throughout the years, he played a major role in business development, progressive leadership strategy, and operations management, all of which have evolved the company to what it is today.


As the chief executive officer of GE Money Latin America, Glen Wakeman built it from a startup into an international business venture that gained entry into nine countries. Today, the company has more than $12 billion in assets, over 17,000 workers and an annual income of $100 million plus.


Glen’s experience has taken him to six countries with his responsibilities on operations management exceeding 30 countries. He was also recognized as a growth leadership role model by GE’s board of directors.