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

Aspen Ideas Festival Overview and Welcome See more
Einstein's creativity: Where did it come from, how was it reflected in his life, and what can we learn from it?... See more
Walter Isaacson interviews Karl Rove, key presidential advisor and groundbreaking political strategist, on US energy... See more
Opening session for the 2007 Aspen Ideas Festival.  See more
Key presidential advisor and groundbreaking political strategist Karl Rove talks about his work and his views on the... See more

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