Juan is a purpose-driven leader with extensive experience steering global social impact initiatives. She thrives on fostering strategic partnerships, building relationships across diverse stakeholders and empowering multidisciplinary teams towards positive change.
During her 10+ years at IBM Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Juan built the strategy, led the implementation, and oversaw the rollout of several key initiatives. During that time, she led an award-winning citizen science grant program which engaged a global community of volunteers to support research on cancer, COVID-19, renewable energy, water quality, and more. She also drove the design, implementation and launch of IBM CSR’s first-ever comprehensive digital platform, leveraging design thinking and agile methods for a streamlined user experience for internal and external stakeholders.
Prior to her CSR career, Juan worked as a management consultant across several industries including finance, retail and telecommunications. Her client facing roles included business analysis and technical design and development.
Juan lived, studied and worked in the Middle East and Europe before making Chicago home.