Joel Silverman has been with Synchronoss since March 2011 and currently serves as Executive Vice President, General Manager, the Americas. Over his career, Joel has worked closely with the world’s largest wireless carriers, consumer electronics companies, and retailers to launch new products and bring new technologies to market. He leads the company’s Americas practice managing all of the company’s engagements in the western hemisphere.
Prior to Synchronoss, Joel spent six years as SVP, Sales & Distribution for Sprint/Virgin Mobile USA, leading the company’s subscriber acquisition, sales and retail strategy. Joel holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.
Chris Putnam has been with Synchronoss since January 2004 and currently serves as Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Business Development. Chris has over 22 years of sales, business development and executive sales management experience, including 20 years exclusively supporting the telecommunications service provider and manufacturing industries. He leads the company’s product sales teams in the areas of Personal Cloud, Workspace, Integrated Life and Indirect Activation, and develops and manages solution and partner channels.Prior to Synchronoss, Chris spent five years as Director of Sales for Perot Systems telecommunications and strategic markets vertical business units. In 1999 he received IBM’s prestigious Global Golden Circle award recognizing the top 1% worldwide revenue producers for his work in the telecommunications industry solutions unit. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University, and is also a City Councilman in Colleyville, Texas where he lives with his wife and three sons.