CEO and Co-Founder - McChrystal Group
David Silverman is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of the McChrystal Group. He is responsible for the strategic vision, direction and operations of the McChrystal Group. Along with General (ret.) Stanley A. McChrystal, David founded the company based on the idea of transferring critical leadership lessons taken from the last decade of military service to private industry. On a daily basis David pursues his principle passion to help people and organizations solve problems and succeed.
David and a group of like-minded friends had a goal to reinvent the way the world does business in the 21st Century. Based on their collective service, they invented a holistic leadership and management framework called CrossLead. Crosslead is designed to optimize the performance of leaders, teams and organizations through shared consciousness and purpose, and it is currently being implemented in a host of Fortune 500 companies.
A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, David served in the United States Navy as a SEAL Officer for 13 years. He is an experienced and combat-decorated veteran with six operational deployments worldwide to include Iraq, Afghanistan and South East Asia.