Louis is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a PhD from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. His professional experience encompasses the financial services, information technology, and healthcare industries. He has been a founder or initial employee in three tech-based startups since 2000. He is an associate professor of accounting at the Rowe School of Business, Dalhousie University and the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. His research is focused on the effective, efficient, and equitable delivery of healthcare.