Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson is president and CEO of the Aspen Institute. He has been chairman and CEO of CNN and editor of TIME magazine. He is the author of Steve Jobs; Einstein; Benjamin Franklin; and Kissinger and co-author of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. He is chair emeritus of Teach for America. Isaacson was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate as chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, a position he held until 2012.

Videos/Audio of Walter Isaacson

Interviewed by Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute See more
Showcasing the power of innovative public-private partnerships, Walter Isaacson will moderate a panel discussion with... See more
The author of Metropolitan Revolution illustrates how cities represent the vitality and resilience of our country. See more
To date, Amplify, a subsidiary of NewsCorp, has supported more than 200,000 educators and three million students in all... See more
Big Ideas from the opening session of the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival. See more
Perry Chen, co-founder of Kickstarter, and Walter Isaacson in "Kickstarter and the Economics of Creativity" at the 2013... See more