Danny Torres

Senior Manager of Publications & Dissemination

Danny Torres

As WestEd’s Senior Manager of Publications & Dissemination, Danny Torres oversees the agency’s publishing operations, which includes managing intellectual property for published works, implementing dissemination strategies, and facilitating strategic partnerships, client relations, and sales channel development, including eCommerce.

Torres also manages WestEd's Publications Center, which houses research periodicals and the agency’s archives. In addition, he is a member of WestEd’s social media development team, and he serves as principal print buyer for WestEd publications.

A member of WestEd's staff since 2000, Torres established WestEd's eCommerce web pages and call center for product orders. He also established accounts with wholesalers and online retailers to expand distribution of products. During Torres' tenure, more than 600 products, available in print and electronic formats, have been added to the WestEd catalog, and product order volume has increased by 300 percent.

Prior to joining WestEd's staff, Torres managed retail bookstores. He has also worked as a Title I reading tutor and as a tutor in a group home for adolescents.

He received a BA in English from California State University, Long Beach.