Glen Wakeman, an Entrepreneur Passionate of Business Development

Glen Wakeman is a zealous American entrepreneur, a business executive as well as a mentor. Wakeman has a solid background in finance and has run a successful career as an entrepreneur. His passion for assisting new entrepreneurs has seen him develop software for business models. Throughout his executive career, Glen has gained international recognition for his contribution to business development and innovation.

Glen has had business operations in 30 regions and lived in six different countries. Currently, he resides in Fort Lauderdale Area, Miami. Glen Wakeman attended the University of Scranton where he graduated in 1981 with Bachelors of Science (Economics and Finance). Also, he participated in the University of Chicago for an MBA in Finance in 1993. Visit Glen Wakeman’s profile at Linkedin.


Glen Wakeman is the CEO and Co-founder of LaunchPad Holdings, LLC. Founded in 2015 in Miami, LaunchPad Holdings deals with start-ups entrepreneurs providing online business model services. It designs software platform that makes business planning simpler. The company guides and enables the entrepreneurs to improve their performance by adopting guided approach thereby having adequate liquidity and a clear plan.

Wakeman began his career at GE Capital in December 1985 as the business development director. At GE Capital, Wakeman was recognized by the Board of Directors as a role model in Growth Leadership. In August 2006, he became the CEO and the president of Doral Financial Corporation and later appointed the chairman. In May 2015, Glen founded and became the Principal of an advisory firm, Nova Four. Follow Glen Wakeman’s profile on

Glen Wakeman has dedicated his career in, inspiring, assisting and guiding new and start-ups business M&A, divestitures, leadership, exponential growth and much more. He shares his entrepreneurial insight through writing and blogging. Some of the issues he has contributed on relate to management and administration, corporate management, emerging markets, and global money markets.

Also, he has mentored and advised several C-Level executives. Wakeman advises on capital raising, international financing platform, and angel investing. His guidance utilizes his methodology in five key areas that include governance, human capital, execution, risk management, and leadership. His performance methods are proven to be accurate. Currently, he is the counsel of Dreamfunded and Sitter Bees companies.


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