JP Cantos is a leader of the Firm’s Technology Sector, vertically aligned with our Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) practice, while horizontally cutting across industries for Technology and IT officers.
Based in Atlanta, JP leverages his international background in cross-functional strategy and business development to tailor comprehensive advisory services to industry-leading clients, helping them navigate a changing digital landscape. His recent TMT assignments include CEOs, CMOs, and COOs of PE-backed fiber infrastructure and service providers, CTOs and CEOs of media technology companies, as well as CHROs and CDO/CIOs of Fortune 500 providers of internet, TV, and phone services. Functionally, he regularly works with companies across verticals on their senior-most talent needs for Technology and IT executive appointments.
JP’s career has taken him around the world in a few different roles that have developed his deep leadership perspective. He joined us from Samsung Electronics in Seoul, where he was Senior Manager and Project Leader in the Global Strategy Group under the Chairman’s Office. In this role, he was responsible for leading several strategic project teams and for designing new product concepts. Previously, JP was Senior Consultant and Team Leader at L.E.K. Consulting, where he partnered with c-level executives to deliver pivotal strategic recommendations. He also held roles in corporate strategy and sales management at Citigroup and SmartFocus. He began his career in sales and marketing at Michael Page.
JP holds a BA in philosophy from the University of Seville, an MA in management from EADA in Barcelona, and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.
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