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Louis Soares

Louis Soares

Keynote Speaker: Chief Learning and Innovation Officer at American Council on Education

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Louis Soares Biography

Louis Soares is the Chief Learning and Innovation Officer at the American Council on Education (ACE). Soares is a sought-after speaker and commentator on federal and state policy and is a contributor to CNBC, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Inside Higher Education.

At ACE, Soares incubates and scales ACE’s executive leadership networks, as well as catalyzes compelling research and innovation initiatives across the Council. Working with colleagues, Soares integrates the work of ACE’s leadership, research and innovation teams to optimize membership value for colleges and universities by developing programs and services to advance the success of senior leaders, diversify the executive talent pipeline and facilitate partnerships to enhance institutional performance.

Soares’ previous works as vice president for policy research and strategy and vice president for strategy, research and advancement for ACE.

With more than 20 years of experience in postsecondary education policy and practice, Soares is an accomplished policy analyst and thought leader on emerging trends in higher education. While at ACE he published two landmark papers, "Post-Traditional Learners and the Transformation of Higher Education" and "Evolving Higher Education Business Models," that advanced the public dialogue on adult student needs and the acceptance of innovative education delivery models.

Soares has developed and successfully implemented innovative education/training programs for and, in collaboration with, college, university and employer partners for frontline workers, business executives and higher education administrators. These innovative projects garnered support from: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, TIAA Institute, ACT, Verizon Foundation, Fleet Bank, CVS, Bank of America, U.S. Department of Education, and U.S. Department of Labor.

Prior to coming to ACE, Soares served as the director of the postsecondary education program and fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP), a premier Washington, DC based think tank. Prior to CAP, he served as director of business/workforce development under Rhode Island Governor Donald L. Carcieri and as director of education partnerships for the Rhode Island Technology Council.

Soares was appointed by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to serve on the National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education in 2011-14.

He holds a master’s in public administration from Harvard University (MA) and a bachelor’s in business economics from Brown University (RI). ​​​​​​​​​​​​

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All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Louis Soares for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Louis Soares for your next private or corporate function.

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All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Louis Soares or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Louis Soares or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Louis Soares is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Economy, Education Reform and Education Policy. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Louis Soares generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jon Bergmann, Alan November and Ian Jukes. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Louis Soares for an upcoming event.

Louis Soares Videos

Louis Soares & Ryan Davis: Fireside Chat
K-State Global Campus 50th Anniversary Event: Louis Soares

How to book Louis Soares?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Louis Soares for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Louis Soares, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Louis Soares or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Louis Soares?

Booking fees for Louis Soares, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Louis Soares, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Louis Soares?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Louis Soares for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Louis Soares for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Louis Soares or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Louis Soares or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Louis Soares is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Economy, Education Reform and Education Policy. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Louis Soares generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jon Bergmann, Alan November and Ian Jukes. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Louis Soares for an upcoming event.

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