Entrepreneur. Designer. Community Builder.
Eliana is the founder and CEO of Eliment and Company, which includes an innovation venture lab, production studio and consulting firm. Her mission is to amplify and invest in diverse small businesses, startups and content creators. She also consults business and tech leaders on how to design culturally-relevant products, marketing campaigns and employee resource group strategies.
Eliana previously spent 10 years at Google, where she founded the multicultural marketing team and co-founded HOLA, the Latino employee resource group. While in Silicon Valley, she co-founded the Latinos in Tech Giving Circle.
Outside of tech, Eliana co-founded her family's organic Alquimia Tequila, an award-winning product that is 100% USDA-certified organic. She also founded and currently leads Latinas Who Brunch, a national community of badass Latinas with chapters in 17 states and counting.
Eliana was included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 List in 2017. She was also included in the top 10 Latina Corporate Executives List by Latina Style Magazine in 2017 and the Top 50 Most Powerful Latinas List by ALPFA in 2019. She is a graduate of Harvard College and is originally from Oxnard, California.
Testimonials from Public Speaking
I thank you for being an inspiration for many of us. You’re authentic and true to your roots. What touched me the most was how honest you are and how much you do to create impact in our Latino community. Thank you for everything you do!
Giselle, Startup Founder
I left your keynote speech session feeling inspired and with renewed focus. Your encouragement to never settle and to believe that my worth is not determined by my work led me to thinking about my journey with a new perspective in mind. Your speech made me realize that although my journey has been long and difficult, I have much more to accomplish. Thank you!
Angelica, Harvard LEAD Attendee
I really appreciated your insights on to the role of Latinos shaping the tech landscape. It's beyond awesome to see a fellow Latina have this position at one of the world's leading tech companies.
It continues to impress me how great of a speaker you are. Professional while very approachable, which is a tough balance.
Gaby, Hispanicize Attendee
Rami Reyes, Venture Capitalist
Media & Engagements
Eliana has been featured in Forbes, Fortune Magazine, Refinery29, the Skimm, Cosmo Latina, and more. She has given public and private speaking events at a variety of companies and organizations, from Netflix, Lyft and Pinterest to Harvard Business School, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Committed to supporting organizations with impact, Eliana serves on the advisory council for the Latino Film Institute, which includes the Los Angeles Latino Film Institute, the Youth Cinema Project and Latinx in Animation. She is a tech and innovation advisor to the the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and served as co-chair of the Hispanic Advisory Council for Nielsen, within the larger External Advisory Council. She also serves on the Latinx Advisory Council for Delta Airlines and continues to support the Harvard Latina Empowerment and Development Conference (LEAD).