Glen Wakeman is on the Cutting Edge of Business Innovation
Glen Wakeman is a businessman and entrepreneur. In 1981, he earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Scranton and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Finance from the University of Chicago in 1993. With his education in hand, he took on the business world and began his career in profit and loss (P&L) and business development. He first took on GE Capital.
One of Glen Wakeman’s strength is his ability to mentor others with great success. He has successfully been the guiding force behind start-ups, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), new market entry entities and divestitures. He has five key performance areas that he applies and they include risk management, leadership, human capital, governance and business execution.
Glen Wakeman has no trouble sharing his vast entrepreneurial and business knowledge and expertise by blogging regularly about business strategy, management and administration, emerging markets and international financial markets. He also dispenses information about raising capital, angel financing, global affairs, executive development and business transformation. He is passionate about growing a business using basic and solid business strategies.
Mr. Wakeman also has a passion for building a business by improving and enhancing the entire company as well as individual team members. Glen Wakeman works to identify deficient areas within both and applies his five key performance standards to bring on the improvements. It is important for team members to be able to work together toward the common goal even with differing opinions.
Glen Wakeman is the founder and CEO of LaunchPad Holdings (Ideamensch). The company develops software that provides online business planning services for early stage entrepreneurs and business people. The software allows users to organize ideas and prepare plans that are workable. The LaunchPad Toolkit has a wide range library of tips. The software is also supported by advisors and those that provide capital to start-up entities.
An award winning businessman, Glen Wakeman is also dedicated to corporate responsibility. It is important to be successful, but it is equally important to deliver social, environmental and economic benefits for all the stakeholders. Businesses that are sustainable will offer continuous returns and benefits for all.