Outlining his aspirations on LinkedIn, Cleves wrote that he was "searching for ways in which technology can be used to make positive impacts on our everyday lives". "We place ourselves at the disposition of the families of the Argentinian victims". They were all from Rosario, Argentina, a port city along the Parana River that is about 300 miles northwest of Buenos Aires.
He says the survivors from Argentina are "still in shock" and "trying to deal with what happened". His father, James Drake, told local news media, that his son was a project manager at Moody's Investors Service at the World Trade Center, near the scene of the rampage.
"He had everything going for him", his father, Jimmy Drake, said through tears.
The attack killed eight people and injured 12.
The New York City Department of Education reported that two staff members and two students were hurt when the truck slammed into a school bus, in an accident that ended the path of destruction carved by the driver.
Thirty-one-year-old Ann-Laure Decadt was the mother of 3-year-old and 3-month-old sons and died in Tuesday's attack.
Flags flew at half-mast in her hometown of Staden, near Brussels.
He says he even sent a message to tell them, "Wow, you'll have a great time there, with Halloween and the NY marathon and all".
Among the dead were five Argentine men on a reunion trip to Manhattan and a Belgian woman traveling with her family. All hailed from the town of Rosario, in the Santa Fe province of central Argentina, and all had graduated from the polytechnic school in the same town. The school plans a candlelight vigil Wednesday evening.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri tweeted he felt "deeply moved by the terrorist attack".
The Argentine victims of Tuesday's terror attack in New York City can be seen enjoying a lovely fall day in video shot moments before the incident. "We have to find out what happened here", de Blasio said on CNN Wednesday morning.
At least 8 people were killed and 11 injured when a man drove a rented truck down a bike path in lower Manhattan on Tuesday.