Shye Gilad is an energetic and engaging speaker who has captivated audiences at national conventions, universities, and executive forums at Fortune 500 companies with dynamic talks on leadership, entrepreneurship, and business management.

He has trained and coached hundreds of executives, entrepreneurs, and airline pilots to successful outcomes, and led multiple startups in the entertainment, air transportation, and human capital industries. Gilad is passionate about authentic leadership, lifelong learning, and random acts of hospitality.

A former airline captain, Shye co-founded ProJet Aviation, an award-winning aircraft management and worldwide charter company. His leadership development firm, Creating Lift, specializes in executive and entrepreneur education, coaching, and consulting.

Gilad is an Adjunct Professor and Entrepreneur in Residence at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he earned an MBA in International Business. He is an EMyth Certified Business Coach, and holds a BS in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.