Jesus Mantas is a Senior Managing Partner in IBM Services, a $44B unit of IBM where he is responsible for Global Strategy, Innovation and Corporate Development for IBM’s Global Business Services (GBS). In addition, Jesus is leading IBM’s offerings response to COVID-19 to help clients around the globe emerge stronger. Jesus has led IBM Business Consulting and IBM Business Process units, IBM GBS in Latin America and is widely recognized for his ability to innovate and transform enterprises, and his expertise on design-led, technology powered human-centric transformation. Prior to IBM, he was a Partner in the High Technology practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in California.
Jesus serves on IBM’s AI Ethics Board, IBM Services Board, and co-chairs IBM’s Hispanic Diversity Council. He serves as independent Director at Biogen, Inc. (the global leader in neuroscience), and is a member of the Global AI Council of the World Economic Forum (WEF). He was named one of the Top 25 Global Consulting leaders by Consulting magazine in 2018, and has been recognized with other awards for his commitment to diversity, including “Great Minds in STEM” and HITEC 100. Jesus holds degrees in Telecommunications and Software Engineering, and Business Administration, was an adjunct professor at the University of California, Irvine, and also served as an officer in the Air Force of Spain.