Daniel is passionate about education entrepreneurship, having built multiple for and non-profit educational ventures from the ground up.
Daniel started his career at Citigroup’s Latin America M&A group, where he worked at both the New York and Mexico City offices, advising corporations from multiple sectors in M&A and fundraising transactions. He then joined ESCALA Educación, a higher-education financing startup, as Head of Sales & Business Development, founded Mentors4U Colombia, the leading independent mentoring program for under-represented talent in Colombia and worked as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Latin American Leadership Academy (LALA). Daniel honed his investing experience in the education space, working as a Fellow for Owl Ventures, the largest EdTech-focused VC fund in the world, and also as an investor at Stanford GSB’s Impact Fund Education Team, having led both funds’ first investment in Latin America.
Daniel earned his bachelor of science in Economics and Finance from Bentley University’s honors program, and is currently an MBA & MA in Education joint-degree candidate at Stanford University, where he is also an Arbuckle Leadership Fellow.