Educated at The University of Chicago, Glen has lived in six countries and worked in 32 during a 20 year career with GE Capital. He has lead and transformed businesses with over 17,000 employees and $15bn in assets. His activities have included start-ups, divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, integrations, downsizing, new market entry and exponential growth. A few roles that can describe Glen are: global business executive, investor, writer, entrepreneur, mentor and leader. He is passionate about leadership development, strategy, capital market, business transformation and growth with each person he works with. The Art of Success hosts Glen to share his insight on the art of global leadership.
Glen is the CEO and founder of LaunchPad. “LaunchPad is truly the capstone of my career as it has helped me synthesize decades of learnings across several continents and dozens of business situations and offer those lessons to developing entrepreneurs.
Throughout my career, I’ve lived and worked around the world, founded startups, raised capital and built successful teams. Every bit of that is reflected in LaunchPad. It’s a simple to use guide that culminates in a clean, clear and – most of all – investor-friendly presentation with minimal risk of execution or failure.” –Glen Wakeman
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