Walter Isaacson

President and CEO, The Aspen Institute

Walter Isaacson is president and CEO of the Aspen Institute. He has been chairman and CEO of CNN and editor of TIME magazine. Isaacson’s most recent book is The Innovators; he is also the author of Steve Jobs and several other best-selling biographies. He is vice chair of Partners for a New Beginning, a public-private group tasked with forging ties between the United States and the Muslim world, and serves on the boards of United Airlines, Tulane University, and Harvard University. Isaacson is chair emeritus of Teach for America, was chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, and was vice chair of the Louisiana Recovery Authority from 2005 to 2007.

Videos/Audio of Walter Isaacson

Join Walter Isaacson, Margaret Low, Peggy Clark, Katie Drasser, and Select Spotlight Health Presenters to kick off the... See more
The 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival closes out with notable speakers and final thoughts. See more
Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer, along with partner Ron Howard, just completed season one of “Genius,” a... See more
How far have we come toward racial equality since the civil rights era? What does it mean to be black today? How can we... See more
Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use. Not, that... See more
A Conversation with US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (Interviewer: Jeffrey Goldberg) A... See more

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