Glen Wakeman’s Work in GE Capital

February 12th, 2018

Glen Wakeman is a financial service executive, Chief Executive Officer, entrepreneur, investor, and mentor. He has over 20 years of experience at GE. He graduated from the University of Scranton with a bachelor’s of science in Economics and Finance and a Master’s from the University of Chicago.

Glen uses a five-point system to help improve businesses and individuals: Leadership (preparing a company for change), Human Capital (aligning a vision with strategy and tactics), Execution (integrating people with technology and a process), Risk Management (dealing with disruption), and Governance (handling constructive criticism). You may read more awesome related articles here on

Glen now works as the Chief Executive Officer and is the founder of Launch Pad Holdings, which comes with a software that helps entrepreneurs develop a plan from their ideas. Through Launch Pad Toolkit, Wakeman is able to work with beginning entrepreneurs. Glen was also the founder and president of Nova Plus, a business that helps developing companies gain capital and gives them business advice.

In his last role at GE, he served as the Chief Executive Officer at GE Money Latin America, where he developed a nine-country operation that earned over $12 billion in assets, $100 million in annual profits and hired 17,000 employees. He signed partnerships, created new products and developed a network with over a thousand branches. His other roles at GE include General Director (GE Capital, Global Insurance Ventures in London), Chief Operations Officer (GE, Consolidated Financial Insurance Group in London), and Director of Business Development (GE Money).

At GE, he helped grow a group of businesses’ income from $2 million to $10 million and added over $10 billion in assets.

Having lived in six countries, Glen Wakeman has held responsibility for operations located in over thirty countries. He has been recognized by GE’s Board of Directors as being a role model in business development and has several awards for his leadership roles.


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