June 16, 2024

UTA Appoints Eric Iverson as CTO to Lead Global IT Strategy and Leverage AI in Entertainment Industry

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Eric Iverson appointed as UTA’s Chief Technology Officer, bringing extensive industry experience

UTA has recently appointed Eric Iverson as its new Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining UTA, Iverson was working at Amazon MGM Studios, where he was in charge of leading product and artificial intelligence initiatives. In his new role at UTA, Iverson will be responsible for leading the company’s global IT strategy during a time when technological advances such as AI are reshaping the industry.

Iverson expressed his admiration for UTA’s innovative practices and commitment to leveraging technology to benefit clients and improve business outcomes. He highlighted UTA’s role as a pioneer in digital, podcasting, and future-facing practices.

During his time at Amazon MGM Studios, Iverson played a key role in developing Amazon’s Next Generation Studio by incorporating cloud-based infrastructure, proprietary product development, and AI technologies. Prior to this, he held the roles of CTO and CIO at CAA from 2016 to 2020 and worked in technology at Sony Pictures Entertainment, eventually becoming the CTO of Sony Pictures Television.

UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer praised Iverson’s vision and leadership at the crossroads of entertainment and technology. Zimmer emphasized the importance of understanding how emerging technologies like AI can benefit the business and how Iverson’s team will focus on designing systems, products, and tools to drive innovation and enhance collaboration within the company.

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