Sylvester is the Founder and Managing Director of Global Guide Venture Partners, a business development and advisory firm that specializes in early stage opportunities in emerging markets. He has experience as a Strategic Advisor for Traderion, a talent management tool for the financial services industry; the CFO of Pacatio, a marketing and mobile payments solution for small retailers; and is a former Media & Telecom investment banker with Bank of America Securities. Sylvester is a graduate of Duke University with a J.D. and Emory University with a B.A. in Sociology and a Minor in Economics.