- Name: Walter Isaacson
- Born: 05/20/1952 (68 years old)
- Occupation: Analyst, author, historian, journalist, professor
Walter Isaacson (born May 20, 1952) is an American analyst, author, journalist, historian, and professor. Positions that he’s held include serving as the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., as well as the chairperson and CEO of CNN and as the managing editor of Time. His writings have appeared in multiple publications such as the New Orleans Times-Picayune and The Sunday Times.
Awards: Benjamin Franklin Medal (Royal Society of Arts), The Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal
School: Harvard University, Pembroke College, Oxford
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Walter Isaacson quotes :
When you write biographies, whether it's about Ben Franklin or Einstein, you discover something amazing: They are human.Walter Isaacson
Polite and velvety leaders, who take care to avoid bruising others, are generally not as effective at forcing change.Walter Isaacson
You can't have a sustainable US economy without a great education system. Teach students to do the job right. You don't have an innovative economy unless you have a great education.Walter Isaacson