Ken Silverman heads North America for both Sannam S4 Consulting and U.S. Business Centers / India. He is an internationally prominent strategist, executive, and entrepreneur with more than three decades’ experience in the front ranks of the U.S. and global business and media fields.
Since 1997, he has additionally specialized in electronic media and business initiatives related to Asia. His U.S. affiliations and clients have included the Cleveland Clinic, Columbia Pictures, DirecTV, Dow Jones, General Electric, Harvard, Liberty Media, Time Warner, Wells Fargo, and others. His India-based affiliations and clients have included Annapurna Studios, Famous Studios, Film City, the Government of Maharashtra, Pentamedia Graphics, Ltd., and for 8 years, The Tata Group, India’s oldest and largest industrial conglomerate.
He has also served as Sr. International Strategic Advisor for Taiwan and China-based TWR Entertainment, Inc., the media production affiliate of Arima Group, a leading multinational IT conglomerate. He is additionally long-time Chairman of the Board of the non-profit Caritas Telecommunications, former Chairman of the Board of the Tierra del Sol Foundation, a Director of the South Asian Studies Association, and a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE).
Ken’s major 2015/2016 India-related speaking engagements so far include the USC’s Marshall School of Business Department of Commerce backed Asia Pacific Business Outlook Conference, the Columbia University School of Business, Stanford University, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI), the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and the launch of the U.S. Business Centers in Mumbai.