Josh Torres (he/him) is a strong advocate for empowering people, particularly those most often marginalized. Marrying his activist and tech professional experience, Josh applies an equity lens that centers the transformational power of connection to build strong and effective communities, grounded in love and purpose.
Josh is the founder & CEO of BE/volved Coaching, which works to help clients from historically excluded communities to unlock their potential to become leaders in the business, non-profit, and social sectors.
Josh also advises early-stage founders from underrepresented communities and mentors young tech professionals. He is an advisory Board Member for Techqueria, a nonprofit that serves the largest global community of Latinx professionals in tech.
Josh has consulted for many startup clients and worked in-house for hyper-growth, early-stage startups like Square, Yelp Reservations, and Asana. His work as Director of Tech Talent Advancement at the Kapor Center led to a national Latinx in Tech program where he co-founded LTX Quest, the largest national gathering for Latinx in Tech. He has helped to directly launch and support many initiatives to increase the representation of underrepresented folx working in the tech sector.