“Presented by AWS: Through the Looking Glass: The Next Reality For Content Production” by Iverson

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    Presented by AWS: Through the Looking Glass: The Next Reality For Content Production

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    There is an increasingly high demand for content creation in the industry. Creative professionals are being asked to produce content at higher resolutions and with far more complexity, and audiences everywhere are demanding more of it. Creative studios are looking for new ways to accelerate their content creation pipelines, hire the best talent, and provide flexibility for their teams in order to accelerate content production. Join AWS and special guests from Amazon Studios, Company 3, Epic Games, Netflix, and Weta Digital to learn how cloud technology is helping professionals in creative industries around the world tackle today’s challenges and meet the increased demand for high-fidelity content.

    Eric Iverson is a senior technology executive and a 21-year veteran of Media and Entertainment. He currently holds the position of chief technology officer for the Media and Entertainment Global vertical at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Prior to AWS, Eric was the chief information officer (CIO) and chief technology officer (CTO) at the leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), where he oversaw the CAAtech department. Before joining CAA in 2016, Eric spent over 17 years at Sony Pictures. In the capacity as divisional CIO for Sony Pictures Television, he was responsible for the global systems portfolio and led strategic technology change initiatives for television production, distribution, and network and digital channels. Eric is engaged in several industrywide initiatives including EIDR, MESA, HITS, Evanta CIO and CDO groups, SCSIM, WiTH, and the So Cal Women’s CIO Certification Program. In 2019, Eric was a finalist for LA Business Journal’s enterprise CIO of the year award. Eric graduated from Pepperdine University with a degree in music.


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