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

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
Internet entrepreneur Arianna Huffington believes America needs a movement to kickstart job growth. She discusses her... See more

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