Crafting a Unique Legacy: Insights from Louis Gagnon

Episode 012

September 7, 2023

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Dive into a captivating journey with Louis Gagnon in this episode of the “Advisory Board {INSIDER}” podcast. A seasoned leader with a rich legacy spanning both domestic and international arenas, Louis’s narrative transcends mere professional milestones, delving deep into the profound wisdom derived from his multifaceted experiences.

Boasting an illustrious career with roles including Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Product Officer, CEO, and Managing Director, Louis has been an integral part of success stories at renowned companies like, Yodle, and Audible. Steering organizations towards unprecedented success and growth, he also embodies the spirit of an entrepreneur, founding ventures that resonate with his distinct vision and values.

A pivotal theme of our discussion revolves around the invaluable insights Louis offers on advisory boards. Drawing from his extensive leadership experience, he shares his encounters with advisory boards, revealing the intricacies of their dynamics, collaboration strategies, and decision-making processes. His insights present a novel perspective on refining board functions and ensuring they align seamlessly with organizational objectives.

Louis candidly discusses transformative events in his life, events that have reshaped his perceptions of success and influenced his subsequent endeavors. He introduces us to his latest venture,, providing a glimpse into its core projects and initiatives. With an emphasis on sustainable growth and meaningful solutions, stands as a testament to Louis’s commitment to pioneering projects that champion not only business success but also meaningful societal change.

Join us to hear from a visionary leader whose journey traverses diverse roles, industries, and landscapes. Louis Gagnon’s insights, born from his adaptability and passion for making a positive mark on the world, promise to leave a lasting impact. Be prepared to be inspired by Louis, his story, and his vision.
Louis Gagnon
Founder –
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Contents of this video:
00:00:00 Introduction
00:01:25 Meet Louis Gagnon
00:04:41 Part-Time Orderly
00:09:53 Deinstitutionalization Effects
00:13:20 World Travelling
00:18:08 The Trauma of Rwanda
00:20:56 YOUGE
00:29:22 Yodel & Audible
00:34:35 A Change in Perspective
00:40:54 & Total Brain
00:43:33 Louis’ Near-Death Experiences
00:49:04 Advisory Board Experiences
00:57:37 Regeneration & Impacting the World
01:04:28 Rapid Fire Q’s & Final Thoughts