emerging markets and people

Serving emerging markets and people by creating unique online learning experiences.

We use technology and education to connect people and create opportunities

S4L is a global online education company, inspired by social impact through learning. We support the growth of our students and our partner universities through innovation and world class capabilities.


To expand access to education as a way to transform lives and change the world.


Integrity, Empowerment, Innovation, Perseverence and Audacity.


Contribute to the integral development of people through accessible, flexible and meaningful education, to promote more just, productive and equitable societies.


Lead technological innovation in education globally under a development framework committed with quality and continuous improvement.

Learners in over 60 countries

Online learning any way
you want it

  • Helping universities develop world class online programs and fuel growth
  • Partnering with instructors and managers to deliver quality learning
  • Understanding the future of work to better prepare students
  • Global best practices executed locally

Over a decade of experience creating one of the largest and most successful online universities and OPMs, has helped us become a regional leader in education.

Our Divisions

We are passionate about education

Our vision is founded on 5 pillars:

Commitment to learning:

We believe in the power of online learning to overcome hurdles, transform lives, and improve societies.

Global community and diversity:

We are a community of learners, instructors, and team members spread across 5 continents, with offices in 12 countries to understand the needs of each market from a local and global perspective.


We focus on institutions and learners, responding to today and tomorrow´s market demands.


We have an enormous social impact across the world, empowering thousands of learners with degrees and skills that lead to meaningful professional progress.


We use custom-designed tools to support multiple learning formats and stay at the forefront of online learning.


David Stofenmacher
Founder & CEO

David is an experienced entrepreneur and serial founder of businesses at the intersection of education and technology. David is a sociologist and holds a Master’s degree from the Hebrew University in Israel.

Benjamin Castro
SVP Growth

Benjamin is a seasoned operator in growing and scaling businesses efficiently across over 20 countries in Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. Benjamin holds an MBA from the IE Business School.

Andrea Ponce
General Counsel

Andrea is a senior legal executive with 25+ years of experience in working with corporations, governments, and educational institutions. Andrea holds an LLM from Harvard Law School.

Jose Ignacio Palma
SVP Corporate Development

José Ignacio (Nacho) is a senior executive with 20 years of experience in developing and growing organizations across emerging markets through organic and inorganic expansions. Nacho holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Marcos Garzon

Marcos has 20+ years of experience in Corporate Finance. Prior work experience at PWC, KPMG, DuPont, Pepsico, and Danone. Marcos holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School of Business.

educativos de calidad internacional

Acompañamos a múltiples instituciones educativas en sus procesos de transformación digital
para ofrecer programas académicos en línea.

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