Glen is a revered executive. He has extensive experience in management given that he worked for GE in P&L and business development roles for 21 years. At GE Capital, Glen offered leadership in operations management, business development and general management. In his last role at the company, Wakeman served as the chief executive officer of GE Money Latin America. In this position, Glen Wakeman managed to build nine successful country operations from scratch. These operations exceeded $2 billion in revenues with a workforce of 17,000 employees. His passion is anchored on building businesses by enhancing individual and company agility.
Glen Wakeman serves as the president of Nova Four, a successful business accelerator that seeks to offer strategic advice and capital to developing companies. Over the years, Wakeman has been working with early stage entrepreneurs through LaunchPadToolkit.com (LPTK), his start up. LPTK has been using a SAAS website to offer innovative online business planning services. In addition, the corporation has been utilizing digital marketing strategies to reach its clients.
Previously, Glen Wakeman served as the chief executive officer of Doral Financial Corporation (NewsSky). He was also the chairperson of Doral Bank, a renowned financial institution that engages in commercial, mortgage and retail banking, insurance agency operations and provision of institutional services. Wakeman played an instrumental role of recapitalizing, turning around and transforming Doral Financial Corporation from a mono-line, inefficient and non-compliant bank holding company into a successful community bank. From their Puerto Rico headquarters, they managed to establish a stand-alone US operation worth $2.7 billion. Owing to Glen Wakeman’s visionary leadership and passion for corporate social responsibility, he managed to receive international national and local awards.
Glen Wakeman holds an MBA from the revered University of Chicago (https://ideamensch.com/glen-wakeman/). In addition, he graduated with a BS in economics and finance from the esteemed University of Scranton. Notably, the executive is Six Sigma Black Belt certified.
Glen Wakeman recommends people to read Sun Tzu’s book, “The Art of War.” He contends that the timeless classic is one of the best books that talks about strategy. Glen Wakeman says that the book teaches people about different lessons regarding teamwork, discipline, and preparation. Glen states that he uses different applications to save time and money. These apps include Live chat, Doodle and Fiverr.