Mark J. Silverman, EIR
Angel Investor and Advisor
Expertise: Tech and Non-Tech Startups, International Matters, Organizational Development, and Business Development
An early stage investor, former corporate executive and entrepreneur, Mark Silverman also serves an an Entrepreneur in Residence at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He serves as an advisor and board member for a number of early stage companies. He was appointed to the California Board of Accountancy by former Governor Jerry Brown where he serves as Vice-President.
A double Georgetown grad (BSBA and JD), Mark has considerable experience growing and managing technology and manufacturing companies. Most recently, Mark completed his tenure as EVP International of ScrollMotion, Inc. a leading provider of enterprise applications for iPads, tablets and other mobile devices. He now serves as a venture investor and an Adviser at Westhaven Therapeutics and Georgetown Translational Pharmaceuticals. He was recently appointed to the California Board of Accountancy by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.
Mark served as COO of ScrollMotion from 2009 – 2012. Prior to ScrollMotion, Mark was an international development consultant handling assignments domestically and in the Middle and Far East regions. Engagements included infrastructure projects in the UAE, a digital medical imaging startup and private equity financing for an online insurance venture. Mark also served as EVP, Corporate Development of US Interactive (USIT), where he handled corporate M&A and key international accounts, and as COO of Digital Evolution, Inc, which later merged with US Interactive. Prior to that, Mark was an executive in the packaging manufacturing industry where he led and sold a number of ventures.
Mark started his career at Attorney Advisor the to the Executive Director of the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC. He is a cum laude graduate of Georgetown (BSBA, Management) and received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center. He also attended the London School of Economics. Mark is a former trustee of the John Thomas Dye School and a former Board Member of the I Have A Dream Los Angeles Foundation.