Jesus Mantas is the General Manager of IBM Global Business Consulting and IBM Global Process Services.
He is responsible for Digital, Cognitive, Analytics, Cloud Business Solutions and Enterprise Applications Consulting Practices of IBM, and he also leads Global Business Services Strategic Alliances and Solutions.
Before this appointment in January 2016, Jesus held the role of General Manager of IBM Global Process Services since October 2014, a responsibility that he still maintains in addition to leading IBM Business Consulting. In this role, he introduced the “consult-to-operate” strategy into IBM, and transformed IBM Business Process Outsourcing solutions to improve client experience and faster returns with IBM Design Thinking and cognitive solutions.
Jesus was the Managing Partner and General Manager for IBM Global Business Services in Latin America between 2010 and 2014. He led market-shaping client relationships that repositioned IBM as a leading transformation partner. Prior to this role, he has held leadership positions in IBM across Technology, Consumer Packaged Goods, Industrial Products and Retail industries. He joined IBM from PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, where he helped shape the enterprise mobility market.
Jesus is known for his transformational leadership. His current priorities include developing world-class leaders, transforming businesses at scale, reinventing business models with cognitive technology, and helping execute his clients’ reinvention agendas as new digital business models disrupt industries.
Jesus was born in Spain, served as an officer in the Air Force of Spain, completed a Master in Telecommunications Engineering in Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Jesus was also a lecturer at the University of California Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business for three years.