Michelle Kydd Lee is currently Chief Innovation Officer at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), a talent and literary agency based in Los Angeles, with offices in New York, Nashville, St. Louis, London, and Beijing.
Prior to her current role, Michelle founded and directed the Foundation for the Creative Artists Agency. The CAA Foundation, since 1995, has used the natural resources of the entertainment community to create positive social change. In this role, Michelle served as a consultant to clients, executives and corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social initiatives. Additionally, Michelle held the title of Director of Culture at CAA, supervising several other divisions of the agency. Michelle has served on various charitable organization boards and currently sits on the board for Points of Light, Project Rebirth, Los Angeles Communities In Schools, and the advisory boards for the Ad Council, FEED and IDEO. She is a member of the USC Marshall School of Business' Society and Business Lab Senior Fellow.
Michelle lives with her husband Damon and their sons Carter and Beckett, in Santa Monica Canyon, California. She is a 2009 Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.