managing partner • icm partners
Chris Silbermann is the managing partner of ICM Partners, a global talent and literary agency representing clients in the fields of television, motion pictures, publishing, broadcasting, music, theater, corporate marketing and new media. ICM Partners is one of the predominant agencies in the United States and Europe, with its principal offices in Los Angeles, New York and London.
In his leadership role, Mr. Silbermann oversees the careers of many of the most successful showrunners, actors, directors entertainers, and production companies in film and television and provides strategic guidance to corporate clients.
Mr. Silbermann joined ICM in 2007, upon the agency’s acquisition of The Broder Webb Chervin Silbermann Agency, where he was a managing partner. In 2012, he led the management buyout of the agency that returned control and ownership of the company to a newly created partnership.
A former President of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS), Mr. Silbermann is the Chairman of The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and also serves on the Board of Trustees for The University of California, Berkeley Foundation. He also serves on the boards of the American Film Institute (AFI) and the California chapter of The Nature Conservancy. He is currently serving on LA 2024, the non-profit organization bidding to bring the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Los Angeles.
Mr. Silbermann graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in English Literature.