Mr. Silverman graduated from Montreal's Concordia University and began his career in 2002 as a Junior Consultant with the CAI Global Group, a Montreal based site selection analysis, business location analysis, jurisdictional marketing, and industrial clustering consulting firm. In 2005, Mr. Silverman joined ROI Research On Investment, a lead prospecting and consulting firm. As Senior Vice President, Mr. Silverman consulted numerous foreign investment agencies on best practices in investment attraction and FDI strategies. Mr. Silverman joined Toronto Global in July 2017 as Executive Vice President, Investment Attraction. Toronto Global is a not-for-profit investment attraction agency that supports the expansion of foreign-owned businesses to the Toronto Region. Representing the Cities of Toronto, Mississauga and Brampton, as well as the Regions of Durham, Halton and York - Toronto Global works with the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, and municipal partners to offer complimentary and customized services to growing international companies. Mr. Silverman leads a team of 12 investment attraction professionals who are responsible for identifying, qualifying and servicing foreign owned businesses on their expansion initiatives to the Toronto Region. Mr. Silverman is the Vice-Chair of the International Advisory Committee for the International Economic Development Council.