Walter Isaacson, author of a new biography of Steve Jobs, discusses the significance of Jobs’s contributions to the business world and explains his drive as it revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing and digital publishing.
Jobs stands as the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination, and he built a company where leaps of imagination were combined with remarkable feats of engineering. Isaacson looks at Jobs for important lessons about innovation, character, leadership and values. Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and managing editor of Time magazine. He is the author o Benjamin Franklin: An American Life and Kissinger: A Biography and the co-author of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Rick Stengel is managing editor of Time magazine.