Walter Isaacson occupies a unique position in contemporary American culture. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Aspen Institute and has been the chairman of CNN and the editor of Time magazine. He is a host of Amanpour and Company and the podcast Trailblazers. His many bestselling books include biographies of CRISPR’s Jennifer Doudna, Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs. His highly-anticipated book on Elon Musk, due out in October, is the astonishingly intimate story of one of the most fascinating and controversial innovators of our era.
** Ticket purchase includes a copy of Isaacson’s new book, Elon Musk (pick up at event)
Date: Thursday, October 26
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Campbell Hall, UCSB, Isla Vista, CA 93117