SAN FRANCISCO — Simplilearn, one of the world’s largest providers of online training and professional certification courses, announced that it is moving its North American 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.”
The US headquarters will be located in the SOMA district of the city at 201 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.