Jacob Silverman



Chief Executive Officer

Jacob Silverman is Chief Executive Officer of Kroll and a member of the company’s board of directors. Prior to that, he served as President from September 2013 to December 2020. He has played an integral role in growing the company since 2005, from approximately 100 employees to nearly 6,500 employees globally. Jacob joined the firm in March 2004 and became Head of Investment Banking in March 2011, after serving as Chief Financial Officer for five years.

Prior to joining Kroll, he was with Stone Ridge Partners LLC, a mergers and acquisitions advisory firm focused on middle market companies. Jacob joined Stone Ridge Partners from Atomica Corporation, a venture-backed enterprise software company, where he served as Vice President of finance and acting CFO. Prior to Atomica, he worked for Oak Hill Advisors, a private investment firm.

Jacob holds an MBA and a B.A. from Harvard University.


Valuation of businesses, assets and alternative investments for financial reporting, tax and other purposes.

Cyber Risk

Incident response, digital forensics, breach notification, managed detection services, penetration testing, cyber assessments and advisory.

Compliance and Regulation

End-to-end governance, advisory and monitorship solutions to detect, mitigate and remediate security, legal, compliance and regulatory risk.

Corporate Finance and Restructuring

M&A advisory, restructuring and insolvency, debt advisory, strategic alternatives, transaction diligence and independent financial opinions.

Investigations and Disputes

World-wide expert services and tech-enabled advisory through all stages of diligence, forensic investigation, litigation, disputes and testimony.

Digital Technology Solutions

Enriching our professional services, our integrated software platform helps clients discover, quantify and manage risk in the corporate and private capital market ecosystem.

Business Services

Expert provider of complex administrative solutions for capital events globally. Our services include claims and noticing administration, debt restructuring and liability management services, agency and trustee services and more.

Environmental, Social and Governance

Advisory and technology solutions, including policies and procedures, screening and due diligence, disclosures and reporting and investigations, value creation, and monitoring.