Ed Catmull

2 Ed Catmull Recommended Books

Ed Catmull is an American computer scientist and co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and president of Pixar Animation and Disney Animation. He is also a co-founder of the computer graphics division of Lucasfilm, which was later acquired by Apple. Catmull has won five Academy Awards for his scientific and technical achievements in the field of computer animation. He is the author of the books Creativity, Inc.

2 Books recommended by Ed Catmull

One Monster After Another

One Monster After Another

Author :Mercer Mayer

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"There are certain children’s books I've given a few times, like [this book]. I love [it]." - Ed Catmull [Source]

Becoming Steve Jobs

Becoming Steve Jobs

The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

Author :Brent Schlender

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"After working with Steve for over 25 years, I feel this book captures with great insight the growth and complexity of a truly extraordinary person." - Ed Catmull [Source]


Q1: What kind of book does Ed Catmull recommend?

Ed Catmull recommends a variety books, from management and leadership titles to psychology and history books. He also recommends books on creativity, innovation, and collaboration.

Ed Catmull recommends “Creativity Inc: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration” by Amy Wallace and Edwin Catmull, “The Innovator’s Dilemma” by Clayton Christensen, “The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups” by Daniel Coyle, and “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie.

Ed Catmull is an innovative leader, renowned for co-founding the first computer animation studios, and so his book recommendations are a valuable insight into the type of literature he believes will encourage creativity and innovation. Not only that, but they can provide readers with a glimpse into Catmull's own practices and values.

Ed Catmull issues new book recommendations on an irregular basis, often simultaneously offering multiple suggestions as he finds new titles that meet his standards for creativity and innovation.

Ed Catmull's book recommendations can be accessed publicly through various blog posts, interviews, and social media posts. He also keeps a personal blog with an up-to-date list of books he has recommended.