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Chike Aguh

Chief Innovation Officer at U.S. Department of Labor

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Chike Aguh Biography

On January 20, 2021, Chike Aguh (Chee-kay Ah-Goo) was sworn in as Chief Innovation Officer (CInO) at the United States Department of Labor, appointed by President Joe Biden. Reporting to the Deputy Secretary and also serving as Senior Advisor for Delivery, he leads efforts to use innovative technologies, partnerships and practices to advance the American worker.

Previously, Aguh launched the Community College Growth Engine Fund, a national multimillion dollar effort helping community colleges train thousands for careers in high growth fields. He has been a Technology and Human Rights Fellow at the Harvard Carr Center focused on the future of work and racial equity, Venture Partner at Maryland-based New Markets Venture Partners focused on workforce technologies, Council on Foreign Relations’ Future of Work Taskforce member, Lecturer at Columbia University and guest speaker at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy.

Additionally, Aguh has worked as an education policy official and teacher in America’s largest school system, Teach For America corps member, Fulbright Scholar in Asia, director of corporate strategy and performance technologies at Education Advisory Board (EAB), CEO of a national social enterprise which helped connect 500,000 low-income Americans in 48 states to affordable internet and digital skills, and Senior Principal and Future of Work Lead at the McChrystal Group, a business advisory firm founded by Gen. (ret.) Stanley McChrystal. He has written for or been featured in/at Forbes, Fast Company, Wired Magazine, Harvard University and the White House.

Aguh holds degrees from Tufts University (B.A.), Harvard Graduate School of Education (Ed.M), Harvard Kennedy School of Government (MPA), and University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School (MBA). He is a former Presidential Leadership Scholar; Council on Foreign Relations term member; 40 under 40 honoree from Wharton and the Washington Business Journal; and member of the Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Board.

Additionally, he is a former advisory board member for Teach For America-DC Region, board chair for Baltimore’s Code in the Schools; Advisory Board Chair of the Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund; and appointee of the Prince George’s County Executive to the County’s Commission on Fathers, Men and Boys. The first member of his family born in America, Aguh is the proud son of Nigerian immigrants who modeled service, faith and hard work everyday. Aguh, his wife and their two children are members of Zion Church and proudly call Prince George’s County, MD home.

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    Booking fees for Chike Aguh, 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 Chike Aguh, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Chief Innovation Officer at U.S. Department of Labor

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Chike Aguh Biography

On January 20, 2021, Chike Aguh (Chee-kay Ah-Goo) was sworn in as Chief Innovation Officer (CInO) at the United States Department of Labor, appointed by President Joe Biden. Reporting to the Deputy Secretary and also serving as Senior Advisor for Delivery, he leads efforts to use innovative technologies, partnerships and practices to advance the American worker.

Previously, Aguh launched the Community College Growth Engine Fund, a national multimillion dollar effort helping community colleges train thousands for careers in high growth fields. He has been a Technology and Human Rights Fellow at the Harvard Carr Center focused on the future of work and racial equity, Venture Partner at Maryland-based New Markets Venture Partners focused on workforce technologies, Council on Foreign Relations’ Future of Work Taskforce member, Lecturer at Columbia University and guest speaker at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy.

Additionally, Aguh has worked as an education policy official and teacher in America’s largest school system, Teach For America corps member, Fulbright Scholar in Asia, director of corporate strategy and performance technologies at Education Advisory Board (EAB), CEO of a national social enterprise which helped connect 500,000 low-income Americans in 48 states to affordable internet and digital skills, and Senior Principal and Future of Work Lead at the McChrystal Group, a business advisory firm founded by Gen. (ret.) Stanley McChrystal. He has written for or been featured in/at Forbes, Fast Company, Wired Magazine, Harvard University and the White House.

Aguh holds degrees from Tufts University (B.A.), Harvard Graduate School of Education (Ed.M), Harvard Kennedy School of Government (MPA), and University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School (MBA). He is a former Presidential Leadership Scholar; Council on Foreign Relations term member; 40 under 40 honoree from Wharton and the Washington Business Journal; and member of the Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Board.

Additionally, he is a former advisory board member for Teach For America-DC Region, board chair for Baltimore’s Code in the Schools; Advisory Board Chair of the Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund; and appointee of the Prince George’s County Executive to the County’s Commission on Fathers, Men and Boys. The first member of his family born in America, Aguh is the proud son of Nigerian immigrants who modeled service, faith and hard work everyday. Aguh, his wife and their two children are members of Zion Church and proudly call Prince George’s County, MD home.

Chike Aguh Videos

  • Fresh Take ft. Chike Aguh
    This Fresh Take interview featured Chike Aguh, Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Advisor for Delivery, United States Department of Labor. JB and...
  • Chike Aguh: Economic & Racial Equity, and the Future of Work
    This conversation is part of the Future of Work Pioneers Podcast. Today we are speaking with Chike Aguh, the Head of Economic Mobility Pathways at...

FAQs on booking Chike Aguh

  • How to book Chike Aguh?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Chike Aguh for both live and virtual events for over 20 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 Chike Aguh, 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 Chike Aguh or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Chike Aguh?

    Booking fees for Chike Aguh, 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 Chike Aguh, 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 Chike Aguh?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Chike Aguh for clients worldwide for more than 20 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 Chike Aguh 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 Chike Aguh or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Chike Aguh 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.

Chike Aguh is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Chike Aguh for your event is available upon request. Chike Aguh 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 Vikrum Aiyer, Wendy Osefo, PhD, Nontombi Naomi Tutu, Cheryl Brown and Jane Elliott. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chike Aguh for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Chike Aguh Speaker Videos

  • Fresh Take ft. Chike Aguh
    This Fresh Take interview featured Chike Aguh, Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Advisor for Delivery, United States Department of Labor. JB and Chike discussed opportunities for collaboration among...
    Chike Aguh: Economic & Racial Equity, and the Future of Work
    This conversation is part of the Future of Work Pioneers Podcast. Today we are speaking with Chike Aguh, the Head of Economic Mobility Pathways at Education Design Lab. Chike works across sectors on...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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