University of Colorado Colorado Springs: College of Business

Centers & Research

Office of Professional & Executive Development

Ken Sylvester, PhD

Ken Sylvester photoDr. Sylvester has more than 40+ years of experience as a leadership and management consultant and professional negotiator in the areas of business, production, law, education, government, and the non-profit sector.  He has mediated and negotiated for organizations such as Microsoft, Google, the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Football League (NFL), Boeing, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the U.S. Attorneys Office, Nike, Mercy Corps, Coca-Cola, Edison Electric, various government agencies, and others.

President of Organization Strategy Institute, Inc. since 1988, Dr. Sylvester has worked with
international business including Canada, France, Germany, Britain, Wales, Belgium, Ireland, Scotland, Austria, Italy, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Russia, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, and Mexico.

His educational background includes a Doctorate in Leadership and Management, a Master of Science in Organizational Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Health and Education.

Summary of Teaching Experience:

  • University of Colorado 2002 - present
  • Pacific Lutheran University 1988 - 2002
  • Seattle University 1995 - 1998
  • Tacoma Community College 1986 - 1988 
  • Judson College 1984 - 85

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