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Jesus Mantas

Sr. Managing Partner

IBM Services

New York, NY, USA

Jesus Mantas


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

PR Newswire
Hispanic Star Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month with Virtual Opening Ceremony

"We all depend on this constituency for the U.S. economy and jobs to continue to grow, and that requires that we help more Hispanics with education, economic development and leadership advancement opportunities" said Jesus Mantas, Senior Managing Partner, IBM Services.

IBM Study: Consumers' COVID-19 outlook, optimism and preferences vary greatly across ...

...generations and geographies. "Our data tells us that many individuals are looking for more transparency and flexibility from their employers as they navigate this great uncertainty caused by the pandemic," said Jesus Mantas, senior managing partner, IBM Services. "Organizations need to focus on building trust with their workforce and customers, and agility to deliver solutions that meet them where they are."

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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 Board 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.


May 2020
New York, NY, USA
Jesus Manta joins Dave Vellante, host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile livestreaming studio, during the IBM Think Digital Event Experience. They discussed the impact of COVID-19 on behavioral change, disruption to Fortune 500 companies caused by failure to digitally transform, and dependence on automated tools to analyze global data on a much wider scale.
Jan 2020
Davos, CH
A conversation between musician and entrepreneur 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.
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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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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 & Endorsements

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.
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.

Speaking Engagements

May 2019
Sofia, BG
Jesus Mantas speaks about Digital Darwinism and the world of Designed Empathy at the Webit.Festival Europe 2019.

Jesus Mantas’ Education

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