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Keshet Studios Unscripted U.S. president Rob Lee has joined UTA as an agent, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He will report to alternative television head Brett Hansen.
“Lee has a wide breadth of diverse industry experience and success, which will truly be an asset at UTA,” Hansen said in a statement. “He is a natural connector and packager. We are excited to welcome Rob as he returns to the agency world.”
At Keshet, Lee oversaw the company’s expansion of unscripted and alternative programming and launched its premium documentary series division. The Harvard and Georgetown Law alumnus previously served as executive vp worldwide television at Triad Artists and senior vp film and television at William Morris, as well as executive vp worldwide media at IMG. He also founded Bayonne Entertainment, where he produced series including Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew, Millionaire Matchmaker and Million Dollar Matchmaker.
“There has never been a more exciting time to be an agent, especially with the great dynamic cutting-edge team at UTA,” Lee said in a statement. “In addition to working passionately on behalf of their clients, agents today can also serve as entrepreneurial guides into vast new markets and rapidly changing technology. I believe my experience as a producer and executive provides me with some unique and valuable tools to do this even more effectively this second time around.”
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