LaunchPad Holdings LLC is a company is a company located in Miami, Florida that was co-founded by Glen Wakeman in 2015. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of this SAAS company that helps entrepreneurs create business plans. They offer a software platform that is easy to use where they can design all of the elements of the company they plan to start.
Glen Wakeman has a bachelor of science degree in economics he earned at the University of Scranton in 1981. He also attended the University of Chicago where he earned his MBA in 1993. He worked for several years for GE Capital where he held positions in P&L as well as business development. He left GE Capital in order to take on the positions of Board Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer at Doral Bank. Additionally, he was the founder and top executive at another financial services company, Nova four.
One of the achievements that Glen Wakeman is most known for is creating a proven five-step performance methodology. This methodology is focused on the key areas of execution, risk management, leadership power. and human capital management. He is also a very successful investor who has extensive experience with emerging markets and divestitures.
At Launchpad Holdings, Glen Wakeman has said that on any typical day he usually starts out reviewing key details and numbers from the prior day. This includes everything from sales to cash total to how his company’s services are performing. After this, he and his business partners hold a conference where they divvy up the duties for the day. He also engages in research each day such as trends and his competitor’s recent performance.
One book that Glen Wakeman has said has made a really strong impression on him was Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”. He said there are many lessons in the book which explain how discipline, preparation, and teamwork are vital keys to success. He uses the teaching in this book in both his personal and professional lives. It’s a book he thinks everyone should read and would learn from.