“Do you want to fit in the context, or do you want to be authentic — who you are, what you bring to the table. And the latter it is better for society and is better for business,” said Jesus Mantas, Sr. Managing Partner at IBM Services. “Teams that are formed with more inclusive, more authentic individuals outperform those that they don't,” he added.
"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.
...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."
...Returning to the Workplace Amidst COVID-19. "The results from our ongoing survey underscore that consumer attitudes continue to shift as the effects of the virus fluctuate around the country, and consumers are preparing themselves for more permanent changes in behavior," said Jesus Mantas, senior managing partner, IBM Services. "These new behaviors define the new preferences that business leaders need to be able to deliver to meet consumers where they are. This is no longer a question of competitive advantage, it's a matter of business survival."
Jesus Mantas, Senior Managing Partner for IBM Services, spoke with Dave Vellante, host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile livestreaming studio, during the IBM Think Digital Event Experience. “Digital transformation five months ago was about obtaining competitive advantage,” Jesus said. “Digital transformation today in many industries is about survival.”