Walter Isaacson had a long career in the news media before moving into policy studies. He now focuses on nonpartisan educational and policy studies as the CEO of the Aspen Institute.
When he speaks to graduating students at the College of William and Mary on Saturday morning, he will stress the idea of becoming versatile in the job market.
"I'm going to be talking about about innovation in start-ups and some other businesses," he said.
Career versatility is something he has lived since the mid-1970s.
Isaacson, a New Orleans native, broke into journalism covering police for the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Three decades later, he said he was ready for a...