Chris Silbermann

Managing Partner, ICM Partners

Chris Silbermann is managing partner of ICM Partners, a global talent and literary agency representing clients in the fields of TV, motion pictures, publishing, broadcasting, music, theater, corporate marketing, and new media. Silbermann oversees the careers of many of the most successful showrunners, actors, directors, entertainers, and production companies in film and TV, and provides strategic guidance to corporate clients. He joined ICM in 2007, upon the agency’s acquisition of the Broder Webb Chervin Silbermann Agency. In 2012, he led the management buyout of the agency by a newly created partnership. Silbermann is chairman of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and serves on the boards of the University of California, Berkeley Foundation, American Film Institute, California chapter of the Nature Conservancy, and LA 2024.

Enjoy most: The people – clients, partners, colleagues, and buyers.

Proudest moment: Becoming a father.

Best advice: Be patient, listen, and try to leave everything better than when you got there.

Alma Mater: BA, UC Berkeley.

Bucket list: Climbing in Nepal.

Hobby/passion: Coaching kids’ sports teams.