Professor of History, Tulane University; Distinguished Fellow, The Aspen Institute
Walter Isaacson is a professor of history at Tulane University and an advisory partner at Perella Weinberg, a financial services firm. He is the immediate past president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, where he is now a Distinguished Fellow, and the author of several best-selling biographies. Isaacson’s book subjects include Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Leonardo da Vinci. He has been CEO of CNN and editor of TIME magazine. Isaacson is a host of the show “Amanpour and Company” on PBS and CNN, a contributor to CNBC, and host of the podcast “Trailblazers,” from Dell Technologies.