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Jaques M. Jean

Member, NAAHP Advisory Board

Jacques M. Jean is the Founder & CEO of TechFides. A global strategic IT consulting firm with focus on three core services: Enterprise Digitization, IT Performance Management, and IT Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures.

Jacques is an accomplished business professional with over 20 years of experience in planning and implementing global technology strategies. Prior to forming TechFides, Jacques held an executive position where he served as an IT Business Stakeholder for the $4B IT Division of Schneider Electric Company where he led and championed driving their IT strategy and project related portfolios. Earlier in his Schneider tenure, Mr. Jean also led the development and implementation of the IT engagement strategy for their $7B dollar Industrial Automation division. Prior to joining to Invensys, Jacques spearheaded the Value Based Planning group at Honeywell International, where he collaborated with all business unit CIOs, optimized the IT infrastructure services and minimized overhead and costs. Jacques also served as the IT Six Sigma Leader in Latin America for Honeywell Corporate, responsible for Regional Program Management and Six Sigma deployments across Latin America and the Caribbean. Jacques began his career as an IT Security Policy Business Analyst with AlliedSignal.

Earlier in his Schneider tenure, Mr. Jean also led the development and implementation of the IT engagement strategy for their $7B dollar Industrial Automation division. Prior to joining Invensys, Jacques was the IT leader for the Honeywell CPG business in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Jacques also spearheaded the Value Based Planning group at Honeywell International, where he collaborated with all business unit CIOs, optimized the IT infrastructure services and minimized overhead and costs. Jacques also served as the IT Six Sigma Leader in Latin America for Honeywell Corporate, responsible for Regional Program Management and Six Sigma deployments across Latin America and the Caribbean. Jacques began his career as an IT Security Policy Business Analyst with AlliedSignal.

Jacques is also a member of the Executive Advisory Board for Tartan Advisory Partners. Jacques is also a philanthropist with three libraries under his belt across the northern side of Haiti.

Jacques’ academic credentials include earning a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and furthering his studies with an Executive Program in Business Marketing Strategy from Harvard Business School and an Executive Program in LEAD to Impact from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School with the Schneider Electric Executive Corporate Leadership program in Budapest. Jacques also holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from la Universidad de Guadalajara in Mexico.

Jacques is fluent in many languages such as Creole, French, Spanish, English and some Portuguese.