Importance of Education

Founder: Jacques M Jean

Universal Learning Centre – Jacques M Jean

Universal Learning Centre – Jacques M Jean

Jacques M. Jean is originally from Haiti and left his native country immediately after high school to pursue higher education abroad. He is the founder of Universal Learning Centre and has always wanted to bring quality educational tools to his native country. He is an accomplished business professional with over 16 years of dynamic business experiences.

Currently, Jacques is the Corporate IT Application lead and Sr Director of Global Service Delivery for Invensys. A global technology group, supplying solutions, software, consultancy and equipment to monitor, control and automate processes in a wide range of environments. From oil refineries to power stations, from railways to domestic appliances, helping businesses to optimize their processes and improve their performance.

Prior to that Jacques was the Director Global Service Effectiveness where he was leading the PMO, M&A and continuous improvement across the Invensys Global Infrastructure Technology Organization. Previous to Invensys, Jacques spearheading the Value Based Planning group in Honeywell International. A technology and manufacturing company, which serves the aerospace products and services, control, sensing and security technologies for buildings, homes and industry, turbochargers, automotive products and chemicals etc. Jacques worked with all business unit CIOs to optimize their IT infrastructure services and minimize spending. Jacques was the IT International Manager for Honeywell Consumer Product Group, he was responsible for the business IT planning, services delivery, and team development in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Preceding that, Jacques was the Strategic Planning Manager at the Honeywell Automation & Control Solutions business group where he was responsible for establishing real-time, high-performance analysis and reporting for all levels of business users and optimizing overall business performance through intelligence business puzzling. Prior to that, Jacques served as the IT Six Sigma Leader in Latin America for Honeywell Corporate where he was responsible for the regional Program Management deployment and deployment of Six Sigma across Honeywell Latin America and the Caribbean.  Before joining Honeywell in 1999, Jacques worked for Carnegie Mellon University as a Linguist Technician in the Diplomat project in Pittsburgh, PA.

Jacques earned a Master of Science in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and continued his studies with an Executive Program in Business Marketing Strategy from the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts. Jacques also holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from La Universidad De Guadalajara, in Mexico.  Jacques speaks Creole, French, Spanish, English and some Portuguese.  Jacques lives in Texas with his wife and three children.