Best-selling author, acclaimed historian, journalist, and professor of history at Tulane University
Walter Isaacson is a best-selling author, acclaimed historian, journalist, and Professor of History at Tulane University. He is the former president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, where he is now a distinguished fellow. He also served as chairman and CEO of CNN and a managing editor at Time magazine. An accomplished biographer, Isaacson has written acclaimed books on Leonardo da Vinci, Steve Jobs, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Henry Kissinger, and, most recently, Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna. He is also the co-author of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made.