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Speaker's Biography

Jeremy Zimmer

CEO and Founding Partner, United Talent Agency (UTA)


Jeremy Zimmer is chief executive officer, co-founder and a managing director of premier global talent and literary agency United Talent Agency, where he also sits on the firm's eight-member board of directors. Zimmer oversees more than 300 agents and 750 employees who collectively represent many of the world's most widely known award-winning artists working in all areas of entertainment, including motion pictures, television, music, digital media, broadcast news, video games, books and touring. The agency is also globally recognized in the areas of film and television packaging, film finance, corporate consulting, branding, licensing, endorsements and the representation of production talent. Zimmer began his career at age 19 in the mailroom of the William Morris Agency. After moving to Los Angeles in 1984, he joined International Creative Management. In 1989, Zimmer left ICM to become a partner at the Bauer/Benedek Agency, and in 1991 he helped found United Talent Agency through a merger of Bauer/Benedek and Leading Artists Agency.


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