Robert S. Silberman is the Executive Chairman of Strayer Education, Inc. He previously served as Strayer's Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2013 and served as its Chairman of the Board from 2003 to 2013. Since 2014, he has served as a Managing Director of Equity Group Investments. Mr. Silberman has served as a Director of Covanta Holding Corporation since 2004 where he is the lead director, and as a Director of Par Pacific Holdings since 2014 where he serves as Vice Chairman. Prior to his work at Strayer, he served in a variety of senior management positions at CalEnergy Company, Inc., including as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Silberman also held senior positions in the U.S. Department of Defense, including as Assistant Secretary of the Army.
Mr. Silberman joined the 21st Century Fox Board of Directors in June 2013.