Simplilearn Appoints Mark Moran as Chief Marketing Officer
Bangalore, November 14, 2016: Simplilearn, a leading professional certification training provider, today announced the appointment of Mark Moran as its Chief Marketing Officer. As the company strengthens its global operations and expands its presence in the U.S market, Mark will oversee its marketing initiatives, communications, and go-to-market efforts.
[Picture Caption: Mark Moran, Chief Marketing Officer, Simplilearn]
Reporting to CEO Krishna Kumar, Mark will be based out of San Francisco, Simplilearn’s US headquarters. The company’s renewed focus on its enterprise training business and rapid customer growth had led to three more key appointments earlier this year in U.S and India.
Commenting on the appointment, Kumar said, “Mark’s experience across leading internet companies and strong track record of driving effective marketing efforts will be highly valuable to Simplilearn. In this phase of our growth, we look forward to his guidance in elevating the Simplilearn brand globally, across enterprises and individual professionals.”
“Simplilearn’s unique focus on training for the Internet economy, in skillsets ranging from digital marketing to cyber security, has already helped over 500,000 professionals stay current and competitive in our rapidly changing economy. I look forward to working with the team on rapidly growing our student body in the US and internationally and to helping millions of professionals advance their careers” said Moran.
A passionate internet executive with two decades of marketing and line-management experience, Mark has successfully driven 9-figure revenue streams for emerging companies and divisions of Fortune 100 corporations. Previously, he headed marketing at Ebates and held executive positions with RealPage and Wells Fargo, among others.
Mark is a joint inventor of Patent 20080082426 for enabling image recognition and the enhanced search of remote content on partner websites and in ad units. An angel investor and startup adviser, Moran holds a BA from Pomona College and an MBA from Stanford Business School.
Simplilearn’s mission is to help professionals around the world acquire the skills they need to succeed in today’s digital economy. The company provides online training in disciplines such as Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Project Management, Digital Marketing, and Data Science where technologies and best practices are changing rapidly and demand for qualified candidates significantly exceeds supply. Based in San Francisco, California and Bangalore, India, Simplilearn has helped over 500,000 professionals and companies across 150+ countries get trained, acquire certifications, and upskill their employees. Its training courses are designed and updated by renowned industry experts. Simplilearn’s blended learning approach combines online classes, instructor-led live virtual classrooms, project work, and 24/7 teaching assistance. More than 40 global training organizations have recognized Simplilearn as an official provider of certification training. The company has been named the 8th most influential education brand in the world by LinkedIn.