Jose Antonio Roa Canales  Jose Antonio Roa Canales photo         

contact information

LA Banking Industry Architect - ITAU - Thought Leader Certfied



I work as Industry Architect (Thought Leader Certified IT Specialist) at IBM Chile. I am part of the ITAU Integrated Account (IA) for Latin America. I am responsible for multiple countries in the Spanish South America (SSA) region leading all the technical sales opportunities for ITAU Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile.
In my previous role was the Technical Team Leader for thirteen (15) people all of them IT Specialists in multiple Business Units, providing them best practices and advisory in each delivery services I was involved with them.

Since 2010, I am part of the Americas IT Specialist Board, contributing with Initial Packages Review (IPR), Interviews and active participation during the each quarter Consensus Meeting along this I am mentoring and assisting to the Spanish South America (SSA) colleagues to meet the certification criteria.

During my Software Lab Services career in SSA I was the WebSphere Solution Architect for the region based on my background and previous experience with WebSphere products and solutions. In this role I had to perform the Quality Assurance Review to multiple and complex projects in my region, besides I had a regional responsibility in multiple engagements.

I have been technical leader responsible to provide an architecture guidance on different critical situations acting as a Trust Advisor for our customers.