Bangalore, Karnataka, India and San Francisco, CA, United States
one of the world’s largest providers of online training and professional certification courses, today announced that it is moving its U.S headquarters to San Francisco to accommodate the company’s growth, as well to better attract key talent from the Bay Area. Simplilearn’s Market Motive division, which was acquired last year, will also join the move to San Francisco and begin doing business as Simplilearn Americas, Inc.
“We grew over 100% last year, and we want to be at the center of a city that shares our aspirations,” said Ray Rike, President of Simplilearn Americas. The move further enables Simplilearn to help companies and their employees realize their full potential through professional training, giving them sustainable competitive advantage and new opportunities in the fast-changing digital landscape.”
San Francisco was selected after a careful evaluation of the business needs and talent acquisition goals. Simplilearn Americas will also expand its focus to enterprise customers.
“We are excited to bring our US headquarters to this progressive and inventive city,” said Simplilearn Founder and CEO Krishna Kumar. “The Bay Area spend on talent development is strong, and San Francisco attracts a diverse, technologically-fluent workforce focused on solving challenges for business.”
Ranked among the top 10 most influential education brands by LinkedIn, Simplilearn is the world’s largest provider of online training and certification courses. The company’s courses include a variety of topics in the business, technology, and process management fields spanning Big Data, Digital Marketing, Data Science, Cloud Computing, and many more. With over 400 courses offered, Simplilearn has trained more than 500,000 professionals since its inception in April 2010. With a footprint in over 150 countries, Simplilearn’s clients are upskilling and investing in training for faster and surer career growth. Simplilearn’s courses are recognized by more than 40 global training organizations including OMCP, Axelos, Peoplecert, and The Open Group.