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Eddie Lou

Co-Founder & CEO, Shiftgig

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 Eddie Lou Biography

Eddie is the CEO and one of the founders of Shiftgig, the mobile marketplace that connects people with business shifts. An experienced organizational leader with exceptional talent for meshing the right ideas with the right people, Lou is poised for another success story in Shiftgig.

Formerly a general partner with OCA Ventures, Lou invested in ten portfolio companies in software, consumer internet, and business services. As a board director or observer, Lou worked closely with management teams to scale their business, raise capital, and attract talent. Lou continues to be a mentor, coach, angel investor, and board director to high potential entrepreneurs both experienced and first-timers.

Lou is also co-founder and board director of One Goal, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit that improves college acceptance and persistence by empowering urban high school students through a teacher-led 3 year fellowship. In the past few years, One Goal has grown to over 100 staff members and a $10 million annual budget in large part due to the program’s success – 98% of program fellows get accepted to college and 78% are persisting. The program has grown from seven students in one school to 9,300 students in 179 schools across 5 cities.

Previously, he was the founder of PlanetHVAC, a dot.com B2B software and service provider to HVAC companies. Lou started his professional career with the White Rodgers Division of Emerson where he started a manufacturing facility in China as part of the division’s first Asia growth and diversification initiative.

Lou received his M.B.A. in Finance and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in Saint Louis. He was recognized in 2010 as one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ 40 Under 40, in 2011 as Chicago United’s Business Leader of Color, and in 2012 as a Forbes Up and Comer, in 2015 as Techweek100, in 2016 as Crain’s Chicago Business’ Tech 50, and in 2016 as E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year Midwest finalist.

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Eddie Lou

Co-Founder & CEO, Shiftgig

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Eddie Lou Biography

Eddie is the CEO and one of the founders of Shiftgig, the mobile marketplace that connects people with business shifts. An experienced organizational leader with exceptional talent for meshing the right ideas with the right people, Lou is poised for another success story in Shiftgig.

Formerly a general partner with OCA Ventures, Lou invested in ten portfolio companies in software, consumer internet, and business services. As a board director or observer, Lou worked closely with management teams to scale their business, raise capital, and attract talent. Lou continues to be a mentor, coach, angel investor, and board director to high potential entrepreneurs both experienced and first-timers.

Lou is also co-founder and board director of One Goal, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit that improves college acceptance and persistence by empowering urban high school students through a teacher-led 3 year fellowship. In the past few years, One Goal has grown to over 100 staff members and a $10 million annual budget in large part due to the program’s success – 98% of program fellows get accepted to college and 78% are persisting. The program has grown from seven students in one school to 9,300 students in 179 schools across 5 cities.

Previously, he was the founder of PlanetHVAC, a dot.com B2B software and service provider to HVAC companies. Lou started his professional career with the White Rodgers Division of Emerson where he started a manufacturing facility in China as part of the division’s first Asia growth and diversification initiative.

Lou received his M.B.A. in Finance and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in Saint Louis. He was recognized in 2010 as one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ 40 Under 40, in 2011 as Chicago United’s Business Leader of Color, and in 2012 as a Forbes Up and Comer, in 2015 as Techweek100, in 2016 as Crain’s Chicago Business’ Tech 50, and in 2016 as E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year Midwest finalist.

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  • How to book Eddie Lou?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Eddie Lou 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 Eddie Lou, 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 Eddie Lou or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Eddie Lou?

    Booking fees for Eddie Lou, 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 Eddie Lou, 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 Eddie Lou?

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

Eddie Lou is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Eddie Lou for your event is available upon request. Eddie Lou generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Amanda Lannert, Kristi Ross, Justyn Howard, Amy Jain and Eric Lefkofsky. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Eddie Lou for an upcoming event.

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