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Glenn Watkins

Growing Progressive Leaders. Transforming Businesses.

London, United Kingdom
Professional Training & Coaching
  1. Academy for Chief Executives,
  2. inVenturez
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Academy for Chief Executives

Academy for Chief Executives

Chairman - Academy 88 & Academy 08

– Present

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I work alongside progressive leaders to transform their business through leadership excellence and personal mastery, delivering growth, balance and for some, exit.

Leadership - social influence that engages people to support and deliver a shared vision.

My background has both a strong people and commercial focus, with 25 years leadership and internet expertise working in blue chip and SME companies.

My passion for leadership development and entrepreneurial business growth has resulted in a business with the Academy for Chief Executives where, having “walked the talk” as a CEO member for seven years, I have created two select London groups: Academy 88 specifically for CEOs and MDs and Academy 08 for Directors and Entrepreneurs, who meet and work together which the members describe as "the board you could never afford".

To achieve ongoing success we must continue to develop and grow ourselves, what better way than being surrounded by other progressive leaders and experts? (82% of innovation comes from outside own sector - Harvard Business Review)


If you are planning an exit, or new to the role, or navigating through uncertain times, or feeling lonely at the top, or experiencing work life balance challenges, or want real ROI from digital / social media, or want to maintain an edge to keep ahead of competitors...I will listen to your challenges and opportunities and we'll explore how Academy 88 & 08 can be the catalyst to significantly grow your business.

I co-founded the world’s first social business network and as Chief Executive, together with a small team, grew it globally with half a million businesses.

I believe in shared life long learning that is challenging, inspirational and fun!

I am curious about all aspects of business, mindfulness, photography, fast motorcycles, slow motorcycles, custom motorcycles (yes I love motorcycles :) I love going into the Wild, walking my dog Otto and loving life with my family and friends...


Chairman - Academy 88 & Academy 08

Academy for Chief Executives
– Present (2 years 5 months)London, Watford, Harrow United Kingdom

Having been a member of the Academy for almost 7 years, I found ROI from my membership has been confident improved decision making, new ideas that work from fellow non-competing leaders combined with much higher personal leadership performance thus business growth.

I have created two specific flexible Academy groups for progressive CEOs, MDs (Academy 88) and a new group for Directors and Entrepreneurs of growing businesses (Academy 08).

The events are a focused experience meeting at premier venues in Central London, with workshops from expert speakers and then working within Academy's unique "board you could never afford" peer group sessions.

Meetings includes lunch and feature occasional special guests, plus periodic 121 coaching sessions, goal setting, sharing and reviews.

Membership is subject to group synergy - get in touch if you are a progressive leader!

Chief Executive

– Present (3 years 7 months)London, United Kingdom

inVenturez works with business leaders to achieve personal balance, leadership excellence and accelerated personal and business growth.


  • Leadership Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Executive Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Public Speaking
  • New Business Development
  • Community Building
  • Social Media
  • Lead Generation
  • Direct Sales
  • Online Advertising
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Team Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Internet
  • Strategy
  • Business Strategy
  • Digital Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Social Networking
  • Business Planning
  • CRM
  • Networking
  • Marketing
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  • E-commerce
  • Coaching
  • Contract Negotiation
  • SEO
  • Strategic Planning
  • Venture Capital
  • Training
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