Glen Wakeman, a successful business guru and founder of Launchpad Holdings, began his journey of success at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. He majors while at the university were in economics and finance and he graduated in the year 1981. However, Glen didn’t stop here. He wanted to gain more knowledge about the business world he, therefore, proceeded to the University of Chicago in 1991. Here he was awarded a Master of Business Administration degree. Glen Wakeman’s education didn’t come easily since he had to work as a bathroom cleaner at an auto parts factory to raise money to pay for his college
After completing his university education, Glen Wakeman got employed at General Electric where he worked for twenty years. At GE he had various positions and was able to work in many countries. The remarkable position he held was when he was CEO of GE Money Latin America. His managerial skills led to an increment in the company’s assets, revenue, and employment rate and also the opening of more than 1,000 branches of the company. Glen’s 20-year experience at General Electric was the foundation of his career.
Having had a successful business career, Glen wanted to share tips that made him succeed with young upcoming entrepreneurs. This passion led to the founding of LaunchPad Holdings (Affiliatedork). Glen had realized that many businesses were failing prematurely because the owners of these businesses had good ideas but didn’t know how to grow them into plans, and this is where the LaunchPad comes in as a solution. LaunchPad is a software that guides the user through their entrepreneurial journey. It enables young and growing entrepreneurs to create a strategy from their ideas. The application is affordable and easy to use.
Glen may have experienced failure in his business career, but he believes that one must learn from these mistakes and move on. He also encourages new entrepreneurs to believe in themselves and to be ready to take risks so that they can succeed. Glen uses his blog to relay information about businesses. Glen is a family man married to Argentine. He speaks Spanish and loves to read books.