Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Areas of Expertise: Telecommunications, IT
Luisa Torres is a first year MBA student in the Kelley School of Business. She is majoring in Marketing and pursuing a career in business-to-business marketing.† She is particularly interested in developing strategies for the successful management of alliances with distributors or business partners. She has a bachelorís degree in Electronic Engineering from Javeriana University in Bogota, Colombia.
Luisa worked in the telecommunications industry for 5 years at Avaya. During this experience she moved from technical support focused roles into technology consultant roles. As a Named Account System Engineer, she worked with key account customers from financial and manufacturing industries in Colombia to develop technical solutions according to their needs. As her career progressed, she became a Territory System Engineer providing support to different geographies like the English speaking Caribbean and Central American countries. Luisa built strong relationships and was recognized as a trusted advisor for both client solutions and channel development.
Luisa decided to enroll in a top MBA program to broaden her professional skill set by combining her engineering background with business preparation, and to further expand her regional knowledge focusing primarily on Latin American business opportunities.