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Jamie P. Merisotis

CEO of Lumina Foundation

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 Jamie P. Merisotis Biography

Jamie Merisotis is a globally recognized leader in philanthropy, education, human work and talent development, and public policy. He has been Lumina’s president and CEO since 2008. He previously was co-founder and president of the nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Higher Education Policy and also served as executive director of a bipartisan national commission on college affordability appointed by the U.S. president and congressional leaders. Merisotis is the author of the acclaimed book America Needs Talent, named a Top 10 Business book of 2016 by Booklist, and his second book, Human Work: In the Age of Smart Machines, will be released in October 2020.

He is often requested as a media commentator and contributor. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Journal, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Washington Monthly, Politico, Roll Call, and other publications.

Merisotis has extensive global experience as an advisor and consultant in southern Africa, the former Soviet Union, Europe, and other parts of the world. A respected analyst and innovator, Merisotis is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

He is the recipient of numerous awards and holds honorary degrees from several universities and colleges. Merisotis also is a trustee for a diverse array of organizations around the world. He serves as chairman of the Council on Foundations and is a past chairman of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest museum for children. He also is on the board of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and serves as a special adviser to the executive committee of the London-based European Access Network.

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America Needs Talent: Attracting, Educating & Deploying The 21st-century Workforce

America Needs Talent: Attracting, Educating & Deploying The 21st-century Workforce

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Jamie P. Merisotis

CEO of Lumina Foundation

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Jamie P. Merisotis Biography

Jamie Merisotis is a globally recognized leader in philanthropy, education, human work and talent development, and public policy. He has been Lumina’s president and CEO since 2008. He previously was co-founder and president of the nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Higher Education Policy and also served as executive director of a bipartisan national commission on college affordability appointed by the U.S. president and congressional leaders. Merisotis is the author of the acclaimed book America Needs Talent, named a Top 10 Business book of 2016 by Booklist, and his second book, Human Work: In the Age of Smart Machines, will be released in October 2020.

He is often requested as a media commentator and contributor. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Journal, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Washington Monthly, Politico, Roll Call, and other publications.

Merisotis has extensive global experience as an advisor and consultant in southern Africa, the former Soviet Union, Europe, and other parts of the world. A respected analyst and innovator, Merisotis is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

He is the recipient of numerous awards and holds honorary degrees from several universities and colleges. Merisotis also is a trustee for a diverse array of organizations around the world. He serves as chairman of the Council on Foundations and is a past chairman of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest museum for children. He also is on the board of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and serves as a special adviser to the executive committee of the London-based European Access Network.

Jamie P. Merisotis Videos

  • Why the school-college-job pathway is about to go extinct | Jamie Merisotis
  • Talking About Talent: Jamie Merisotis on the Role of Higher Education
    Jamie P. Merisotis, president and chief executive of the Lumina Foundation and a longtime advocate of helping low-income and first-generation...
  • CAEL Conference: Keynote Speaker Jamie P. Merisotis

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  • How to book Jamie P. Merisotis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jamie P. Merisotis for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Jamie P. Merisotis, 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 Jamie P. Merisotis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jamie P. Merisotis?

    Booking fees for Jamie P. Merisotis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking 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 Jamie P. Merisotis, 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 Jamie P. Merisotis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jamie P. Merisotis 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 Jamie P. Merisotis 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 Jamie P. Merisotis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jamie P. Merisotis 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.

Jamie P. Merisotis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jamie P. Merisotis for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Jamie P. Merisotis generally travels from Indianapolis, IN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Howard Gardner, Darren Walker, Nicholas Burns, Wes Moore and Jonah Edelman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jamie P. Merisotis for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jamie P. Merisotis Speaker Videos

  • Why the school-college-job pathway is about to go extinct | Jamie Merisotis
    Talking About Talent: Jamie Merisotis on the Role of Higher Education
    Jamie P. Merisotis, president and chief executive of the Lumina Foundation and a longtime advocate of helping low-income and first-generation students into higher education, says it’s time to take...
  • CAEL Conference: Keynote Speaker Jamie P. Merisotis

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