The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced the Business Program speakers for its 2024 Annual Meeting, taking place from April 27 to 30 in Palm Beach, Fla.
Author, journalist and professor Walter Isaacson will speak during the Sunday Business Program on April 28, while author and social scientist Arthur C. Brooks is set to speak at the Tuesday Business Program on April 30.
Isaacson, a professor of history at Tulane University, is also an advisory partner at Perella Weinberg and has been the CEO of the Aspen Institute, CEO of CNN and editor of Time Magazine.
His most recent works include the biography Elon Musk; The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race; Leonardo da Vinci; The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution; Steve Jobs; Einstein: His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography. In addition, he coauthored The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made.
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Currently, Isaacson is a host of the show “Amanpour and Company” on PBS and CNN, a contributor to CNBC and a host of the podcast “Trailblazers, from Dell Technologies.”