Bill Silva is a Los Angeles-based American entrepreneur, entertainment executive and investor. Bill’s passions include live music, innovative investment and technology, travel and exploration. He has an insatiable curiosity for connecting seemingly unrelated cultures and people to create new opportunities.
Bill’s career began by bringing people together to enjoy concerts while attending college in San Diego. Bill Silva Presents has since produced over 10,000 events featuring such world renown artists as The Rolling Stones, Dr. Dre, Santana, The Police, Pearl Jam, Coldplay, Green Day, Fleetwood Mac, Barbra Streisand, Nirvana, Eric Clapton, Chance the Rapper, Dave Matthews Band, Pavarotti and The Who. His company has been a partner in the contract to exclusively present concerts at the Hollywood Bowl since 1991.
Bill Silva Management was formed in 1993 to manage and nurture a diverse range of global superstar artists that over time has included Jason Mraz, blink-182, Van Morrison, Christina Perri and Linkin Park.
Bill is a founding partner of DT Model Management, an active angel investor/startup advisor, and a founding sponsor of the Techstars Music accelerator program. He is former chair and board member of MusiCares, a charitable organization that provides a financial safety net for anyone who works within the music industry. He is a founding member and former board chair of North American Concert Promoters Association.