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

The president of the American Federation of Teachers discusses her agenda, which includes reforming tenure, proposing a... See more
A conversation with Mayor Mitch Landrieu. See more
From sidewalks to literacy projects to after school programs, hear how one philanthropist has changed the future for a... See more
Walter Isaacson, acclaimed biographer of Apple’s founder, discusses Job’s brilliant ability to match creativity with... See more
“In True Believers, Kurt Andersen—the New York Times best-selling and critically acclaimed author of Heyday and Turn of... See more
Immigration, economic growth, leadership, drug wars, poverty. Both countries deal with the same issues. Will the... See more

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