The Atlantic will explore the career experiences of top executives in its new program series "The Corner Office: Exploring the Route to Success." The three-part series will feature an Atlantic editor in conversation with top CEOs and senior executives in the entertainment, finance, and technology industries. These one-on-one interviews will provide insight into leaders' personal routes to success as they share their stories and discuss the trends shaping their industries.
In the first event in The Atlantic's Corner Office Series, Jeremy Zimmer, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founding partner of United Talent Agency, and Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large of The Atlantic, explore the ways the entertainment industry is evolving to address the economic, technological, and social changes in today's media landscape.
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.
As the head of one of the largest talent agencies in the world, Jeremy Zimmer is a leading figure in the entertainment industry. United Talent Agency represents a wide range of well-known actors, writers, and directors, including Johnny Depp, Harrison Ford, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Judd Apatow.
Before founding United Talent Agency in 1991, Zimmer was a partner at the Bauer/Bendek Agency. He also served as head of the Motion Picture Literary and Motion Picture Packaging departments for International Creative Management, where he worked from 1984 to 1989. Zimmer began his career in the mailroom of the William Morris Agency.