Simplilearn Expands into Larger Silicon Valley Presence

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Company accommodating growth, strengthening its Bay Area presence with expanded Headquarters.

Simplilearn, a global provider of online training and professional certification courses, announced today that it will move its North American headquarters from Houston to 10 Victor Square, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. The company has made great progress strengthening its brand and accelerating performance in the states, and the new Silicon Valley headquarters will be the forefront of the education technology space.

Simplilearn--which trains professional learners and certifies their skills online --announced over a 300% percent increase in Learning Management System usage, in 2015 over 2013. “We have made great progress strengthening our brand and accelerating performance in the states, and our new headquarters will accommodate our growth.” Said Krishna Kumar, CEO.

The move from Texas to California gives us better access to Silicon Valley talent," says Michael Stebbins, Chief Innovation Officer for Simplilearn, "We’re excited to expand our investment here where we’ll continue to focus on our strong growth and delivering the most innovative learning solutions to our customers. We are glad to be in the center of innovation as our team increases in size and the amount of activity with our US customers rises.” Simplilearn is already benefiting from local access to the rich talent base, including Simplilearn board member Ram Gupta, and sales talent recruited from local Santa Cruz and San Francisco Bay Area.

Simplilearn is expanding its B2B sales and account management operations to the new location. B2C sales and support will continue to scale from its Bengaluru centers which serve learners around the globe 24/7. The move merges the promotion of Market Motive's digital marketing courses with the much fuller suite of professional certification courses from Simplilearn. The move is scheduled for Q4 2015.

About Simplilearn

Simplilearn is the world’s largest provider of short-term certification courses that addresses unique learning needs of working professionals. Courses include a variety of topics in the business, technology and design fields, ranging from PMP to Big Data Development and Digital Marketing. With over 400 courses offered, Simplilearn has trained more than 450,000 professionals since its inception in April 2010. With its footprint in over 150 countries, Simplilearn’s patrons are assured of up-skilling and re-skilling themselves for faster and surer career growth. Simplilearn’s course contents are recognized by more than 40 global accreditors, including PMI, Axelos, Scrum Alliance, Peoplecert, and The Open Group. For more information, visit http://www.simplilearn.com.

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