Eric Iverson: The AI Revolutionary Who’s Bringing Technology to UTA

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

Eric Iverson, a seasoned technology executive with extensive experience in the entertainment industry, has recently been appointed as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of UTA. Prior to joining UTA, Iverson was working at Amazon MGM Studios where he led product and artificial intelligence initiatives. He has also held positions at CAA and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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. He will be based in UTA’s Beverly Hills headquarters, where his office will play a crucial role in shaping the company’s technological direction.

Iverson expressed his excitement about joining UTA and highlighted the company’s commitment to leveraging technology to benefit clients and improve business outcomes. He was particularly impressed by 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 before 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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