Nancy Torres

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Nancy Torres

Nancy is a joint MBA/MPP candidate at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, focused on applying emerging technologies to public sector challenges within the areas of mobility, infrastructure and urban development. Previously, she spent five years working in the technology space conducting research and designing solutions for how communities access information, transportation and income.

At Google, Nancy managed projects that informed the company’s people strategies relating to diversity, behavioral economics and organizational behavior. She also consulted the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation and Department of Emergency Management on 9-1-1 call center technical and data operations, identifying key drivers of increasing call volume and forecasting future center demand. At Uber, she analyzed and strategically advised the company’s cross-sector partnerships, contributing to a $1 billion dollar run-rate while providing hundreds of thousands of individuals in cities greater access to economic opportunity. Committed to the advancement of Latinos in Technology, she led Hispanic business development and community outreach efforts at Google and Uber. As a fellow at IDEO, she designed ventures applying emerging technologies such as Blockchain, IoT and AI to human systems such as mobility, energy and work.

Nancy graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Business Administration and has completed coursework at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, and Universidad EAFIT in Colombia.