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SX2 Ventures
Maria Lina Marcucci
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Jesus Mantas

Sr. Managing Partner

IBM Services

New York, NY, USA

Jesus Mantas

Biography

Jesus Mantas is the Senior Managing Partner for IBM Services, 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

Business Wire
IBM Services and C3.ai Announce Strategic Alliance for Digital Transformation With AI

“Businesses need to move beyond experimenting with limited-impact AI applications, constrained by quality and availability of data, and implement industrial strength, scaled deployments of mission critical AI applications that deliver impact at scale in months, not years,” said Jesus Mantas, Managing Partner, IBM Services.

PR Newswire
I.AM+ Aims to Accelerate Ethical AI Adoption with Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Public Cloud

Jesus Mantas, Managing Partner, IBM Services, says, "The combination of Omega with Red Hat OpenShift on IBM public cloud is designed to provide I.AM+ clients a faster way to add intuitive, context aware AI use cases to their business platforms, resulting in faster adoption and better experiences for customers." 

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Jesus Mantas’ Background

Sr. 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.

Media

Panel
Jan 2020
Davos, CH
A conversation between musician and entrepreneur will.i.am and Senior Managing Partner of IBM Jesus Mantas about using technology to create a more equal society at Bloomberg’s The Year Ahead: Redefining Corporate Responsibility in Davos, Switzerland.
Interview
Jan 2020
Davos, CH
SHPE CEO Raquel Tamez and Board Chair Miguel Alemany speak separately with Jesus Mantas, Managing Partner Global Strategy, Offerings & Innovation Platforms and IBM's Hispanics@IBM Executive Council co-chair, about the first ever Hispanic Delegation at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Accreditation

The IBM Way
New York, NY, USA
The IBM Way is the IBM Services way of thinking and acting. It’s focused on embedding innovation, consistency and quality in everything we do, and it’s how we seek to redefine and differentiate IBM Services for the Cognitive Era.
Enterprise Design Thinking
New York, NY, USA
Enterprise Design Thinking is IBM's approach to applying design thinking at the speed and scale a modern enterprise demands. It helps our teams not only form intent, but deliver outcomes - outcomes that advance the state of the art and improve the lives of the people they serve.
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Publications

Author: "Empathic AI could be the next stage in human evolution - if we get it right"
Jul 2019
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.
Author: "Why artificial intelligence is learning emotional intelligence"
Sep 2018
Davos, CH
In this article, Jesus Mantas shares his expertise in changing how we view the relationship between humans and AI, stressing that in order for AI to be most beneficial, we must move from a one-way street of AI working for us, obeying commands, to a two-way street where we teach technology to relate to people, as much as we train people to use technology.

Awards

Honoree
2019
New York, NY, USA
The HITEC (Hispanic IT Executive Council) 100 is comprised of the 100 most influential and notable Hispanic professionals in the technology industry.
Honoree
2019
New York, NY, USA
Consulting magazine aims to highlight the very best in the consulting profession. 2019 was the Year Two of their Global Leaders in Consulting award.

Jesus Mantas’ Education

Corporate Governance
2019 - 2020
Post-degree studies, Business Administration
1991 - 1994
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