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Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson

Professor of History, Tulane University, and Advisory Partner, Perella Weinberg Partners
Mr. Isaacson is a Professor of History at Tulane University and an Advisory Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners, a financial services firm based in New York City. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Aspen Institute, an international education and policy studies institute, from 2003 to May 2018. Mr. Isaacson previously served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CNN from 2001 to 2003 and as the Editor of Time Magazine from 1994 to 2001. He is the author of several books, including biographies of Leonardo da Vinci, Steve Jobs, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein.