Biography of Ken Sylvester
Mr. Ken Sylvester is the Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Knowledge and Learning (CKLN), An Intergovernmental Agency, established by the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in support of the Caribbean strategic goal of enhancing the global competitiveness of the Region by upgrading and diversifying the skills and knowledge of human resources in the region through greater regional collaboration and connectivity.
Mr. Sylvester substantive Career has been with Fujitsu, the world’s second largest Information and Communications technology from 1974 to 2004 when he was invited to lead the process of establishing the CKLN. During his tenure with Fujitsu, Mr. Sylvester held several executive positions. His last position being Vice president of Fujitsu North America, and President and CEO of Fujitsu Caribbean.
Mr. Sylvester has been special advisor to several Caribbean Governments on information and communication technology issues. He has written several papers on the role of ICT and in economic and social development of small island states and has presented extensively on the subject both regionally and internationally
Mr. Sylvester gained a first class honours, Bachelor of Science degree, in Physics, from Leads University in the United Kingdom and a Master’s of Science in Quantum Mechanics.