Glen Wakeman is the CEO and co-founder of Launchpad Holdings, LLC. This firm offers online business planning services for beginning stage entrepreneurs. Mr. Wakeman has worked in 32 countries and lived in six of them. He has held a 20 year career with GE Capital and transformed several businesses. Some of his accomplishments include: acquisitions and mergers, downsizing, exponential growth, new market entry, integrations, divestitures, and startups.
Glen Wakeman offers advice on global affairs, business transformation, leadership, and emerging markets. One can find him blogging frequently about these business and corporate issues. He will typically offer advice on capital raising, angel financing, and strategy. Lately, he has been giving away free tips to startups and CEOs. These are offered as three-step-tips on his blog site. He will also occasionally use YouTube to offer guidance.
In order to accomplish all of these business ventures, he put his college degrees to work. He is highly qualified to offer mentoring guidance to other companies. Mr. Wakeman provides mentorship through Launchpad Toolkit. It gives new entrepreneurs tips and connections to form their new company (Ideamensch). It also assists new startups to not fail within the first couple of years. He is very passionate about helping and inspiring new businesses. He advises numerous start-ups and mentors C-level executives.
Mr. Wakeman has a new interest in using machines to solve business problems. He believes that machine learning can increase quality through enabling decision making. Consequently, privacy issues are always a problem when using machine technology. But, Mr. Wakeman hopes that politics and philosophy can come together to preserve humanity while keeping up with advancements in technology.
Throughout many years of success in the financial and business world, Glen Wakeman has a lot to share. He tests his business ideas against others in order to bring the best ones to life. His advice to new entrepreneurs? Stay in contact with every friend and acquaintance they have. Use social media to maintain these contacts throughout time. Contacts are highly important for the failure or success of new companies.