Juan Carlos Ortiz

Juan Carlos Ortiz
Juan Carlos Ortiz is the Head of 5G & IoT Global Consulting within the Service Delivery Unit in Business Area Digital Services. 

“The journey towards 5G presents communications service providers with a vastly different set of challenges and opportunities – it is use case driven, ecosystem dependent and relies on new business models.”   - Juan Carlos Ortiz       

Juan Carlos leads the practice and is responsible for the management, control, and execution of large-scale consulting engagements and major transformation initiatives. He has 32 years of experience in the Telecommunications sector performing work for customers worldwide. Over this span, Juan Carlos has provided leadership and subject matter expertise for the delivery of strategic studies to assess the implications of emerging capabilities and trends, most recently in the context of 5G and IoT. He oversees a portfolio of consultancy services that cover the strategic, planning and implementation stages of an operator’s 5G/IoT transformation, addressing their business, network evolution and operational needs.

He is an experienced telecommunications professional with a successful track record delivering in complex, fast paced and high profile endeavors. His expertise has focused on the analysis of the financial feasibility and risk profile of new communications service provider programs across a broad spectrum of domain areas; from the development of techno-economic studies on the implications of converging networks, to carrying out comprehensive evaluations of the incremental impact of re-systemizing the operational environment. Juan Carlos has leveraged his set of skills across business disciplines, vast international experience, innovative thinking and action oriented attitude to support his customer’s key strategic ambitions.

Juan Carlos holds a Master’s Degree in Operations Research and Decision Sciences from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico. He is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute.