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Elias Torres
  • Industry

    Artificial Intelligence

  • Location

    Boston, MA

  • Social Media
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Elias Torres

Cofounder and CTO, Drift

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For key contributions to startups, technology, and equity.

Elias Torres is the cofounder and CTO of Drift, a marketing and sales software maker. It’s one of the only Latinx-founded companies to ever achieve over $1 billion valuation. Previously, Torres worked at HubSpot, Performable, Lookery, and IBM. He currently serves on the board of the Bloom Institute of Technology board, an online coding bootcamp.

Torres holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida and received his master’s in computer science from Harvard University.

CAREER MILESTONES

2015

Cofounded Drift, took on chief technology officer position

2009

Cofounded Performable, a marketing software platform

1998

Started career as senior software engineer at IBM

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TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #32

Elias Torres

Cofounder and CTO, Drift

Elias Torres
  • Industry

    Artificial Intelligence

  • Location

    Boston, MA

  • Social Media

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For key contributions to startups, technology, and equity.

Elias Torres is the cofounder and CTO of Drift, a marketing and sales software maker. It’s one of the only Latinx-founded companies to ever achieve over $1 billion valuation. Previously, Torres worked at HubSpot, Performable, Lookery, and IBM. He currently serves on the board of the Bloom Institute of Technology board, an online coding bootcamp.

Torres holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida and received his master’s in computer science from Harvard University.

CAREER MILESTONES

2015

Cofounded Drift, took on chief technology officer position

2009

Cofounded Performable, a marketing software platform

1998

Started career as senior software engineer at IBM

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