"You don't have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great."
Sylvester is the CEO and founder of Global CTE, an online career and technical education publishing company. He is responsible for developing strategic partnerships with school districts and colleges to provide digital curriculum and books that serve over 50,000 students in over 600 school districts across the country.
Sylvester keeps a busy schedule traveling the world as a keynote speaker and consultant for fortune 500 companies like Fedex and Enterprise; Organizations like NBMBAA; US government agencies like the SBA and US Embassy; and internationally with ministries of education in Brazil and Costa Rica. He is also the author of four books on entrepreneurship and mindset including the one from his TED Talk, "Manifest Greatness, How To Live Without Limits."
From starting his first company at the age of 17 with only a water hose, a bucket, and a dream Sylvester has garnered over 20 years of entrepreneurial and business experience. His ideas on business innovation and his companies have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, INC., Steve Harvey and more. Sylvester's inspiring personal stories and helpful strategies have reached more than a million business leaders, students and entrepreneurs across the globe.