EY Names Skillsoft CEO Chuck Moran Winner of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award

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Veteran technology business leader recognized for entrepreneurial excellence

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Chuck Moran
Though the workplace and our solutions have evolved significantly since our founding, Skillsoft’s core philosophy remains focused on empowering organizations and employees to improve their performance.

Skillsoft, a global provider of learning and talent management solutions, today announced that Chuck Moran, the company’s CEO, was honored as EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 New England for demonstrating innovation and leadership in the technology sector. Moran, who has built Skillsoft into a market-leading business organically and through strategic acquisitions over the past 17 years, was honored for transforming the way organizations use technology to improve business performance and for contributing to the vibrancy of the regional community.

“When I founded Skillsoft almost two decades ago, our goal was to help companies thrive by providing tools and solutions that build the skills their employees need to be successful and productive in their jobs,” said Moran. “Though the workplace and our solutions have evolved significantly since our founding, Skillsoft’s core philosophy remains focused on empowering organizations and employees to improve their performance. I could not be more proud to work alongside a team that continually raises the bar to ensure we deliver on this commitment, and I am honored to accept the recognition on behalf of every member of the Skillsoft organization.”

Skillsoft, a pioneer in learning and talent management, has a proven history of innovation, delivering employee-centric learning and HR solutions to customers worldwide. Skillsoft’s learning and talent management solutions are helping organizations drive business results by continually improving, quantifying and optimizing the performance of their employees.

As an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year New England award winner, Moran will advance to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on Nov. 14. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Now in its 29th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has honored the inspirational leadership of such business leaders as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2014 winner Dr. David Hung, President and CEO and Chairman of Medivation.

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About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the fields of learning and talent management with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience, flexible delivery platforms and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development.

Skillsoft currently serves over 6,000 customers and more than 19,000,000 learners around the world. Skillsoft is on the web at http://www.Skillsoft.com.

Skillsoft, the Skillsoft logo, Skillport, SkillChoice, Books24x7, and learning-centric Talent Expansion are a partial listing of the trademarks or registered trademarks of Skillsoft Ireland Limited in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About EY’s Strategic Growth Markets practice
EY’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary teams of elite professionals provide perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. EY is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategicgrowthmarkets, or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.

About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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