Who We Are
Gemini Business Group, LLC addresses today’s explosive growth of global entrepreneurship reshaping every business sector, impacting and reshaping current markets and creating new ones. Entrepreneurship challenges and opportunities are formidable- statistics show that about fifty percent of new ventures fail within five years.
Gemini Business Group, LLC focuses on the entrepreneurship and new venture development arenas. We are a new venture management firm committed to helping clients plan, develop, manage, finance and grow new business ventures. We also help clients, including agencies, develop the policy framework and programs capitalizing on entrepreneurship to expand local, regional and national economies, create economic growth, new business opportunities and jobs.
The firm’s Managing Partner and professionals have extensive, proven new experience n entrepreneurship, venture development and senior management experience with leading industry players..
Under the leadership of the firm’s Managing Partner, Paul B. Silverman, the firm is addressing today’s technologies and market sectors experiencing exponential growth rates including Internet of Things (IoT), wireless data applications, predictive analytics, healthcare and financial sector opportunities among others.
Many of these are disruptive technologies; changing business processes and reshaping industry sectors. To meet today’s new venture development challenges, the firm works with clients to develop sustainable, defensible strategies to meet business objectives.
Meet the firm’s managing partner
Mr. Silverman has over four decades of senior corporate management, global management consulting, entrepreneurial management experience, and a successful track record developing and managing both private and public companies. During the past 10 years, he has worked with many early stage private and public companies employing a wide range of technologies in diverse markets. Mr. Silverman also has more than 18 years senior corporate management experience with leading global information industry players including GTE, RCA, Xerox and IBM’s Satellite Business where Mr. Silverman served as General Manager of International Services. Mr. Silverman also has more than 10 years senior global management consulting experience, serving in senior management consulting positions with Coopers & Lybrand and Booz Allen and Hamilton. Mr. Silverman also served as Chief Executive Officer for James Martin Strategy, Inc. (“JMS”), and co-managed all North American business development, sales and program management activities for this Amsterdam-based, provider of global management consulting services.
Mr. Silverman has contributed to the education sector since 2002, serving as Adjunct Professor in the R.H. Smith School of Business at UMD, the School of Management at George Mason University and the Kogod School of Business at American University. He typically teaches undergraduate and MBA courses in strategy (CAPSTONE), international business and entrepreneurship. In early 2012, he was appointed to also serve as Adjunct Professor in the School of Business at George Washington University.
In 2007, Mr. Silverman founded and accepted an invitation to serve as initial director of the Entrepreneurial Step-Up Program in the Mason Enterprise Center at George Mason University- he developed and launched the program to assist early stage firms. He also held discussions to establish a similar program in China.
Mr. Silverman is the author of two entrepreneurial management books that received positive reviews – the books shared perspectives on today’s “disruptive” entrepreneurial age changes, and offering strategies helping both traditional and emerging companies address today’s challenges and opportunities.
Mr. Silverman has published many articles and OpEds on management, international business, market trends, analytics, policy and business issues and posts on his blog at www.paulbsilverman.com. Mr. Silverman holds a BS in Physics from CCNY and an MS in Management from Polytechnic University of New York. He resides in the Washington, D.C. area.