Khawar Mann OBE
Evercare Group
Maria Lina Marcucci
Sestant S.p.A. & Sestant Internazionale S.p.A

Jesus Mantas

New York, NY, USA

Managing Partner

IBM Services

Jesus Mantas

Biography

Jesus Mantas is the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer for IBM Global Business Services (GBS), a $17B unit of IBM. Jesus is also leading IBM’s transformation efforts following the company’s acquisition of Red Hat.

He is a member of IBM Services Executive Board, GBS' Global Executive Board, IBM Chairman’s Acceleration Team and he chairs the IBM Hispanic diversity council.

Prior to his current role, in the last ten years Jesus has been at the helm of IBM Business Consulting unit, IBM Global Processing unit, and Global Business Services in Latin America. Prior to IBM, he was a Partner in the High Technology practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

In addition to his IBM duties, Jesus serves on the Board of Directors of Biogen Inc (BIIB), the world leader in neuroscience; he also serves on the Global AI Council of the World Economic Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

He has been recognized for his leadership by Great Minds in STEM, and awarded Top 100 Hispanic Executives in Technology and Top 25 Global Consulting leaders by Consulting magazine.

Jesus has a master’s degree in Telecommunications and Software Engineering, a Business Administration degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain and served as an officer in the Spanish Air Force.

Jesus Mantas’ Newsfeed

Artificial Intelligence Toolkit Helps Companies Protect Society and Their Business

"Integrity, Ethics and risk management are boardroom matters which are directly impacted by AI", said Jesus Mantas, Senior Managing Partner at IBM and board member at Biogen Inc. "Board directors have a duty to provide oversight to the enhancements required to integrity principles, 'human in the loop' policies, and risk management frameworks to include the effect of AI algorithms becoming the norm in every operational aspect of corporations."

C-Suite Study Finds Market Leaders Prioritize Trust

There’s no question that companies need to get a better handle on data...“But that is not sufficient unless each one of your stakeholders actually trusts the data you’re providing and what you’re doing with it,” says IBM Managing Partner Jesus Mantas.

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Jesus Mantas’ Background

Managing Partner
Jan 2018 - Present
New York, NY, USA
IBM Services is a leader in the Information Technology and Services industry dedicated to working with clients to design effective solutions for a range of technology and design needs.
Managing Partner & General Manager, IBM Business Consulting
Jan 2016 - Present
New York, NY, USA
IBM Services is a leader in the Information Technology and Services industry dedicated to working with clients to design effective solutions for a range of technology and design needs.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Board Director
Jun 2019 - Present
Cambridge, MA, USA
Biogen are pioneers in neuroscience. Biogen discovers, develops & delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological & neurodegenerative diseases as well as related therapeutic adjacencies.

Publications

Author: "Empathic AI could be the next stage in human evolution - if we get it right"
Jul 2019 - Present
Geneva, CH
In this article, Jesus Mantas, Managing Partner at IBM Services, discusses the need for developing human-centric AI interactions, with emotional capabilities becoming a more important aspect of these relationships. This would, Jesus writes, develop trusted relationships between AI and humans and bring about a great opportunity for human and societal advancement in the modern era.

Jesus Mantas’ Education

Business Administration
1991 - 1994
MA, Telecommunications & Software Engineering
1986 - 1992