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"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 Learning, an online career and technical education curriculum & instruction company. He is responsible for developing strategic partnerships with school districts, colleges, & government agencies to provide digital curriculum and books that serve over 50,000 students in over 600 school districts across the United States & abroad. Sylvester is also the host of the Global CTE Podcast. It is the #1 Career Tech Education Podcast on Apple, Youtube, & Spotify where he interviews education thought leaders and innovators from around the world.

In his role as cofounder of the Show Me The World Project, Sylvester has developed a mission-centric coffee business available in grocery stores nationwide. This venture has been pivotal in providing youth from the inner city with Durable Skills and expanding their perspectives through international learning experiences, positively impacting over 150 students. His strategic insight has effectively transformed coffee into a dynamic vehicle for education and empowerment.


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." His expertise is further acknowledged through his role as a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University Of Missouri Of Saint Louis.

Sylvester is also an accomplished author, with four books to his name, including one inspired by his impactful TED Talk, "Manifest Greatness, How To Live Without Limits." Starting his entrepreneurial journey at 17 with a simple vision, he has amassed over 20 years of business experience. His insights on business and educational innovation have been featured in prestigious publications like The Wall Street Journal and Forbes, reaching over a million leaders, students, and entrepreneurs worldwide. Sylvester Chisom continues to inspire and influence with his dynamic approach to business, education, and life.

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"It was such a privilege to have you keynote our South Dakota CTE 50th Anniversary Conference!!! You have a wealth of knowledge that contributed highly to our community.

I hope we get to work together again!"



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