Jesus Mantas
North America General Business Leader, IBM Global Business Services

Top credentials: Responsible for mid-sized business segment in North America, overseeing over 1,000 practitioners and hundreds of millions in revenue.

Exclusive insight:
Provides provocative views that challenge C-level executives in mid-sized companies to innovate business models and drive operational advantages to compete globally.

  Engaging speaker: A professional who embodies the well-rounded and multi-faceted skills required by General Managers in mid-sized business, he delivers insight via an engaging style, informed delivery, personal experience and a genuine enthusiasm for his topics and audience.
  Exclusive insight and dialogue about what is driving mid-market & fast-growing companies today
Through hundreds of interactions with some of the most exciting and entrepreneurial leaders in the mid-market and emerging-market, Jesus has a unique understanding of what is challenging and driving success for these businesses that often need to compete in an enterprise-class marketplace.

With 20 years of experience, Jesus is the IBM executive responsible for IBM Global Business Services to mid-size companies and general markets in the US. In his role, he is responsible for all aspects of the consulting business, including marketing, sales, delivery, training, finance and operations. His recent focus has been on understanding operational transformation, leadership and talent management requirements of companies as they transition from a production economy to a services economy.

Jesus also maintains management responsibility for the IBM consulting relationship of a number of clients, where he actively contributes as executive sponsor. A frequent speaker on operations strategy, he is a regular lecturer in Paul Merage School of Business, University of California Irvine. He holds graduate degrees in Telecommunications and Software Engineering, as well as a degree in Business Administration.
Focus areas: Small and Medium Business, business transformation, operational transformation, Information Technology Strategy, CIO agenda
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