Walter Isaacson

Advisory Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson

Advisory Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Overview
Career Highlights

Cable News Network, Inc.

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5709

Primary Location

Washington, DC, United States

Number of Boards

29

Birthday

05/1953 - New Orleans, LA, United States

Age

67

Number of Awards

2

Relationships
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Chief Executive Officer at Perella Weinberg Partners Group LP

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Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at United Airlines Holdings, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Bloomberg Philanthropies

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Co-Founder at Teach for All, Inc.

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President at Tulane University

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Professional at Maya Lin Studio

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Chief Executive Officer at Medin Technologies, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at International Business Machines Corporation

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Fiduciary Trust Co. International

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Former Managing Partner at McKinsey & Co., Inc.

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Advisory Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners LP
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Member, Board of Directors at Greater New Orleans Foundation

The Greater New Orleans Foundation awards grants to non-profit organizations that support projects and programs that benefit the citizens, meet community needs, and test new ideas. The types of support they provide include: capital, program development and support, seed money, technical assistance, capacity building, and emergency. The foundation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New Orleans, LA.

Education
B.A. in History & Literature
Class of 1974

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Attendee

Founded in 1903, Isidore Newman School is a co-educational independent school that serves high-achieving and highly motivated students in Pre-K through 12th grade. In 2015 we opened Green Trees Early Childhood Village for children ages six weeks to four years old. Newman is located in the heart of Uptown New Orleans blocks away from Tulane and Loyola University. With a current enrollment of just over 1,055 students, Newman is the only accredited co-educational, non-sectarian, independent day school in the city of New Orleans. Our School enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achievement in academics, athletics, and the arts with our students matriculating to the most selective colleges and universities in the country.

Attendee

TO PROVIDE YOUNG MEN WITH A LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION THROUGH ACADEMICS, LABOR, AND SELF-GOVERNANCE.

Undergraduate Degree

Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

Memberships
Member
2016 - Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member
Current

The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, was founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of "promoting useful knowledge." In the 21st century the Society sustains this mission with various programs described further within.

Member
Current

Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce is an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability so we can close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world.

Career History
Advisory Partner
2017 - Current

Perella Weinberg Partners is a leading independent financial services firm. Established in 2006, the Firm provides advisory and asset management services to a global client base, including corporations, institutions and governments. The Advisory business advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, capital structure advisory, private capital raising, pension matters, strategic advisory, independent special committee advisory, and government services. The Asset Management business includes a suite of hedge fund strategies, private investment funds and outsourced investment office solutions. Including affiliates, Perella Weinberg Partners has capital commitments and managed assets of more than $8.9 billion. Serving a diverse group of global clients, Perella Weinberg Partners employs over 415 employees located in our New York, London, Abu Dhabi, Austin, Beijing, Denver, Dubai, and San Francisco offices. The firm is a subsidiary of Perella Weinberg Partners Group LP.

Distinguished Fellow
2003 - Current

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.

University Professor, History Department
Current
Boards & Committees
Director
2006 - 2010

UAL Corp. provides air transportation services through it's subsidiary, United Airlines, Inc., in North America, the Pacific, the Atlantic and Latin America. It offers transportation of passengers and cargo. The company operates 3,400 flights and 200 United States domestic and international destinations from its hubs in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago and Washington. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

United Airlines, Inc. provides air transportation services. It operates flights to domestic and international destinations from its hubs. The company was founded in December, 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Director
2004 - 2008

Reader’s Digest Association (RDA) is a global media and direct marketing company that educates, entertains and connects consumers around the world with products and services from trusted brands. For more than 90 years, flagship brand Reader’s Digest, the world’s largest circulation magazine, has simplified and enriched consumers’ lives by discovering and expertly selecting the most interesting ideas, stories, experiences and products in health, home, family, food, finance and humor. Taste of Home is the world’s largest circulation food publication and is the leading multi-platform producer of information on food, cooking and entertaining. Other brands include The Family Handyman, Birds & Blooms, Country, and many other enthusiast titles in the U.S. and internationally. The company provides content in print; online; via digital download on iPad, mobile apps, Kindle, KindleFire, Nook, Sony Reader and Zinio; books and home entertainment products; Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets.

Governor, Board of Directors
Prior

Provide news and information to Asian countries whose governments prohibit access to a free press.

Member, Board of Directors
Tenure Unconfirmed
Vice Chair, Board of Directors
2010 - Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2019

Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. provides music education services. The firm's services include, chamber, opera, contemporary music, master classes, orchestral concerts and lectures. The company was founded by Walter Paepcke and Elizabeth Paepcke in 1949 and headquartered in Aspen, CO.

$10K - $25K
2018

The New York Women's Foundation is a Voice for women and a force for change for women and girls of NYC to achieve sustained economic security and justice

$1,000 - $4,999
2018

Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. provides music education services. The firm's services include, chamber, opera, contemporary music, master classes, orchestral concerts and lectures. The company was founded by Walter Paepcke and Elizabeth Paepcke in 1949 and headquartered in Aspen, CO.

Political Donations
$500
2012

Former Senior Advisor at Covington & Burling LLP

$2,300
2008

President & Chief Executive Officer at Greater New Orleans Foundation

$1,000
2007

Minority Whip at Office of the Senate Minority Whip, Richard J. Durbin

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Awards & Honors
2012
TIME - 100 Most Influential People in the World
Rhodes Scholarship
Creative Works
Author
1992

Kissinger: A Biography

Author
1986

The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made

Author
2009

American Sketches

Events
Speaker
Exact Target Connections Conference

Attendee
21st Century National Service Summit

Speaker
2013 Tableau Customer Conference

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