Carlos Jimenez

Industry Solutions for Telco & Media, IBM de Mexico


Latin America




Since 2014 Carlos Jimenez is Industry Solution & Business Development Exec at IBM de México with focus on the Telecommunications & Media Industries. Current role is to lead cross functional teams in complex initiatives based on IBM solutions including Cognitive, AI, Cloud, Advanced Analytics, Blockchain, & IoT for the top Telco & Media accounts in México.

From 2012 to 2014 he was Head of Business Intelligence Initiatives for LATAM in Telefónica S.A. based in Mexico, overseeing BI transformational projects in Telefonica’s Latam operations.

From 2002 to 2012 he was Application Development, IT Transformation Director and CIO for Telefónica Movistar Mexico, with previous experience in the Telecom industry including Nextel International in the USA and Alestra in México with significant experience on BSS/OSS strategy and implementation.

Carlos´s career has also included a term in academia as professor of computer science and management information systems at Tec de Monterrey in México and was classified in the top 100 CIOs in 2007 from InfoWorld Mexico Magazine.

Carlos Jimenez earned his B.S. in information systems in 1986, a Master’s degree in Computer Science in 1990 and Master’s degree in Business Administration in 1996 from Tec de Monterrey in México.

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