Mr. Claude Duncan is the Vice President, Investment Promotions at JAMPRO Corporation,
the government’s investment and export promotion agency which connects investors and
entrepreneurs from around the globe to the trade and investment opportunities available
in the leading sectors of the Jamaican economy.
He oversees the planning and execution of strategies to attract foreign direct investment
into Jamaica and leads a team of managers covering sectors such as Logistics,
Manufacturing, Knowledge Services, Tourism, Mining, Agriculture, and Energy. He is an
accomplished and technology savvy executive with significant expertise in strategic
planning, market development, technology, direct and channel sales.
Prior to his current role, Claude had a 19 year career in the technology industry. During
this time he held various positions, the most recent being with Lenovo (the world’s 2nd
largest PC company) where he had responsibility for Puerto Rico, the Northern and Dutch
His first fifteen years were spent with IBM in various roles where he gained extensive
experience in all phases of technology strategy, planning, implementation, direct and
channel sales. During his tenure he delivered numerous customer consultations, courses,
briefings and seminars on technology and its applications to business.
He has a BSc (Hons) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of the
West Indies (St. Augustine) and an Executive MBA from the University of New Orleans.