Michelle Kydd Lee

Chief Innovation Officer

Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Michelle Kydd-Lee, Creative Artists Agency

Michelle Kydd Lee is the Chief Innovation Officer and member of the senior leadership team at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), with offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Nashville and Beijing. In this role, she provides strategic leadership that builds upon the agency’s renowned culture of collaboration, excellence and client service, and crafts state-of-the-art approaches to empower, develop and inspire employees across the company.

In 1995, Michelle founded the CAA Foundation, which uses the resources of the entertainment and sports communities to create positive social change. Michelle, who directed the CAA Foundation until 2015, also personally serves as a consultant to clients, executives and corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social initiatives.

Michelle has served on numerous charitable organization boards and currently sits on the Advisory board for MIT Media Lab and Communities In Schools of Los Angeles. She is also a member of the 2009 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.

Michelle resides in Santa Monica Canyon with her husband and two sons.