Carson College of Business Faculty Directory

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Carlos Torres

Graduate Academic Year Assistantship
Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship


Phone: (509) 335-5319

Carlos Torres

Carlos Ivan Torres is a Ph.D. Student in Business Administration with a track in Management Information Systems. Carlos holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Universidad Industrial de Santander Colombia with Suma cum Laudem honors. He also holds an MBA from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia and a MIB from Florida International University. Carlos is currently pursuing his Ph.D. through a Fulbright Scholarship. Before re-joining the academia, he held senior positions in the Information and Communications Technology Industries in Latin America. Carlos research interest encompasses managerial issues in innovative technology environments. His specific research interest topics include but are not limited to IS Privacy and Security, cybersecurity, IT use and adoption, Fintech, and IT innovation and entrepreneurship.

Research Interests

business value of IT
information security and privacy
information systems
information systems (IS) adoption and use
role of information technology (IT) in business innovation
service failures

Teaching Interests

data and database management
information systems