Louis Efron


Louis’ life and career has always been focused on people. As an award-winning Fortune 200 human resources executive, entrepreneur, globally recognized thought leader, writer, speaker, theatrical director, producer, and founder of the charity World Child Cancer USA, his passion and purpose involves enlightening, inspiring, and teaching others.

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Louis Efron is a globally recognized thought leader, writer, speaker, and award-winning Fortune 200 people executive. He is a senior management consultant at Gallup and the Founder of The Voice of Purpose, a global leadership and business development company helping organizations and individuals around the world build high-performing, purpose-based cultures and lives.

Louis has lived and worked throughout the US, Europe, Africa, and Asia. His career credits include VP of Teammate Experience for the Fortune 200 medical company, DaVita, Head of Global Employee Engagement for Tesla, International VP of HR for JDA Software, VP of HR for the Fortune 300 medical device company, Stryker and Broadway theatre. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the electric vehicle charging company, Go-StationAshford University, Forbes School of Business and Technology and on the Board of his charity, World Child Cancer USA.

Louis’ articles have been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post and other major publications hitting #1 on Forbes, Twitter and LinkedIn. He is also the author of How to Find a Job, Career and Life You LovePurpose Meets Execution: How Winning Organizations Accelerate Engagement and Drive ProfitsBeyond the Ink: Lessons from the Transformation of an Industry; the children’s book, What Kind of Bee Can I Be? and a soon to be released fifth book.

Louis studied Labor Relations at Cornell University, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and Advanced Leadership at Harvard Business School. He holds an MS in I/O Psychology from Capella University, a BA from California State University, Fullerton, and a BS and JD from Saratoga University School of Law.

Louis Efron's Books

How to Find a Job, Career, and Life You Love

How To Find a Job, Career, and Life You Love

A highly effective, step-by-step guide to discovering your life’s purpose, finding a career you love, and living a life of intense fulfillment each and every day.

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Purpose Meets Execution

Purpose Meets Execution

An essential book to help organizations implement a plan and process to balance organizational purpose and business execution to accelerate engagement and drive profits.

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Beyond the Ink

Mario Barth: Beyond The Ink

Beyond the Ink illustrates the power of combining personal and organizational purpose and executional excellence to deliver transformational results in life and business.

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The Unempty Spaces Between

The Unempty Spaces Between, winner of the 2023 NYC Big Book Awards for poetry, is Louis Efron’s debut poetry collection including a selection of some of his previously published poems and many new ones.

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What Kind of Bee Can I Be?

What Kind of Bee Can I Be?

Busy little creatures, honeybees happily buzz from flower to flower collecting nectar to make good things to eat. But do they know just how important they really are? Journey with one little bee who goes in search of his purpose and along the way learns the secret of happiness.

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We invited Louis to our leadership team meeting to discuss the importance of employee engagement. Louis did not disappoint. His core message is simple and powerful and his delivery is genuine. Louis really gets it! He helped our team understand the crucial elements of establishing trust, caring about people, helping them succeed, and the importance of all the “small stuff” that makes the big difference. You can always drive results. But Louis helped us see, if you understand the power of fully engaged, emotionally committed employees, you can finesse results instead, and reap the return on investment ten-fold. It all starts with aligning your team to purpose. Louis laid out a practical, clear and concise approach to creating a culture where teams can thrive and deliver. Our team gave Louis’ presentation overwhelmingly positive feedback.

-Carrie S. Young, Salt River Project, Senior Director, Corporate Operations Services


BROADWAY [ Management ]

She Loves Me, Brooks Atkinson
The Kentucky Cycle, Royale Theatre
Three Men on a Horse, Lyceum Theatre
The Government Inspector, Lyceum Theatre
Timon of Athens, Lyceum Theatre
National Actors Theatre Fall Gala 1993, Lyceum Theatre


Only You, Raymond J. Greenwald, Producer
Robbers, American Place Theatre, Management

OFF-OFF BROADWAY [ Producer/Director ]

Only you, Trilogy Theatre
A Poster of the Cosmos, Trilogy Theatre
The Moonshot Tape, Trilogy Theatre
Sweet Eros, Pulse Ensemble Theatre
At Home, Pulse Ensemble Theatre


Jesus Christ Superstar, USA
Man of La Manchav Hair, USA
A Swell Party – The Cole Porter Songbook, USA
Puttin’ on the Ritz – The Irving Berlin Songbook, USA
This Funny World – The Rodgers & Hart Songbook, USA

NEW YORK CITY OPERA [ Management ]

Tosca, New York State Theatre
Madame Butterfly, New York State Theatre
The Magic Flute, New York State Theatre
Carmen, New York State Theatre
Prince Igor, New York State Theatre
Lakme, New York State Theatre
Il Barbiere di Siviglia, New York State Theatre
Mefistofele, New York State Theatre
La Boheme, New York State Theatre
Wonderful Town, New York State Theatre
Madame Butterfly, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
The Magic Flute, Saratoga Performing Arts Center


An Evening With Melba Moore, Stamford Center for the Perf. Arts, Management
Old Times, Arena Theatre, CA, Director
The Trysting Place, Theatre 177, CA , Director
A Thing of Beauty, Theatre 177, CA , Director
Second-Story Man, Theatre 177, CA , Director
Stillbirth, Theatre 177, CA , Director
Bang! Bang!, Theatre 177, CA , Director
Death of a Salesman, Theatre 177, CA , Director
At the Hawk’s Well, Arena Theatre, CA, Stage Manager
The Imaginary Cuckold, Arena Theatre, CA, Stage Manager
Cole Porter Review, Recital Hall, CA, Stage Manager
Spring Dance Concert, Recital Hall, CA, Stage Manager
Small Craft Warnings, Little Theatre, CA, Stage Manager
Love’s Labour’s Lost, Little Theatre, CA, Stage Manager
Tempest, Art Theatre, CA, Stage Manager
Orphans, Theatre 177, CA, Actor
American College Theatre Festival 1992, Coordinator


Abracadabra, Planet Productions–Donald P. Borchers, Screenwriter
The Love, Rene Simon Cruz, NY, Assistant - camera, sound, lighting, editing
Molokai, Paragon Arts, CA, Producing Associate
Night Angel, Paragon Arts, CA, Producing Associate
The Disengaged Clown, Scottsdale, AZ, Producer, Writer, Director, Actor


T. Schreiber Studio Theatre School (Off-Off Broadway), Advisory Board
Board of Education of the City of New York Visual and Performing Arts Advisory Commission 1999-2000, Chairman