Blackboard is an educational technology company. The Company's flagship product is Blackboard Learn, a full-featured LMS that brings together students, educators, and administrators in a comprehensive digital learning environment. Other products include Moodlerooms, Blackboard Collaborate, Bb Student, Bb Grader, Bb Planner, Blackboard Open Content, Blackboard Mass Notifications, Blackboard Transact and Blackboard Analytics. In addition, Blackboard provides a range of services that include managed hosting, platform consulting, enterprise consulting, online program management, training and student services.

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Blackboard was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Washington, US

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Key People/Management at Blackboard

Bill Ballhaus

Bill Ballhaus

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President
Tim Atkin

Tim Atkin

Chief Administrative Officer
Kathy Vieira

Kathy Vieira

Chief Strategy, Portfolio & Marketing Officer
Tim Tomlinson

Tim Tomlinson

Chief Product Officer
Phill Miller

Phill Miller

Chief Learning & Innovation Officer
Denise Haselhorst

Denise Haselhorst

Chief People Officer
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Blackboard Office Locations

Blackboard has offices in Washington, Alameda, Austin, Baltimore and in 14 other locations
Washington, US (HQ)
1111 19th Street, 1111 19th St NW
Alameda, US
1320 Harbor Bay Pkwy
Austin, US
2000 E 6th St
Baltimore, US
111 S Calvert St
Greenville, US
325 W McBee Ave
Indianapolis, US
3815 River Crossing Pkwy
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Blackboard Financials and Metrics

Blackboard Revenue

Blackboard's revenue was reported to be $685 m in Y, 2015
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Blackboard Operating Metrics

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Blackboard Online and Social Media Presence

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Blackboard News and Updates

[Funding alert] AI-powered edtech startup Blackboard Radio raises seed round from Villgro, others

Blackboard Radio will use the funding to develop its AI-powered personalised English speaking coach for schoolgoing students in Tier II and III cities.

Blackboard to Welcome Education Leaders and Experts at BbWorld 2019

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Educators, technology experts and industry leaders from around the world will gather in Austin, Texas on July 22-25 for BbWorld and DevCon 2019. With more than 150 sessions, the four-day event will provide an unparalleled opportunity for attendees ...

Blackboard Announces Departure of CFO Rick Essex, Chief Legal Officer Stuart Kupinsky to Serve as Interim CFO

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. announced today that Rick Essex will be transitioning out of his role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on June 28. Stuart Kupinsky, Blackboard's Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, will take over as interim CFO on that date...

Global Learning Management Solutions Market Report 2019 Featuring Blackboard Cornerstone Instructure Oracle SAP

DUBLIN, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Learning Management Solutions Market, Forecast to 2023" report has been added to's offering. Overall revenue for the global LMS market grew by 10.6% and is expected to experience strong growth during 2018-2023 at a...

Tools4ever Announces New Technology Partnership With Blackboard

Integration between Blackboard Learn™ and Tools4ever's products Identity & Access Management (IAM) and HelloID to deliver enhanced experience for mutual customers
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Blackboard Blogs

Leading the way in Online & Continuing Education: Top 5 Tips for Strategic Planning

Continuing education and online learning leaders gathered at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) 2019 SUPER Regional Conference in Denver, Colorado to discuss big-picture strategies and opportunities to lead the way in serving professional, continuing and online …

X Reality: Transforming Higher Education Pedagogy

It’s hard to forget the first time you try virtual reality (VR), that moment when you realise you’ve been completely immersed in the experience, every which way you turn.  You are transformed to another time, place and in some cases world.  Developments in the VR space are allowing us to play with m…

Extreme Makeover: Edition

Who doesn’t enjoy a great makeover story? I know I do. That’s why I wanted to share the story of our recent makeover.  We’ve been hard at work the past six months creating a new and improved With input from clients and employees, we’ve built a better user experience, c…

Zayed University: A 2019 Blackboard Catalyst Award Winner for Optimizing the Student Experience

Our annual Catalyst Awards recognize and honor innovation and excellence in the Blackboard global community of practice, where millions of educators and learners work every day to redefine what is possible when leveraging technology. Winners were selected by a cross-functional team of Blackboard exp…

Mapping New Terrains for Student Learning: The Blackboard Ally Tour heads Down Under

From Songlines to Alternative Formats Known as “Songlines,” the First Australians “mapped” their environment using rhythm and melody to identify resources like water and food supplies. In the absence of a shared written or spoken language, these representations of the land served as a mode of commun…

What to Expect at the Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference Asia 2019

In a few weeks we will host our annual Teaching and Learning Conference Asia (TLC Asia), and for the first time it will be hosted in Seoul, South Korea on October 15-16.  Blackboard held its first TLC ten years ago in the UK and it has steadily expanded to include additional TLCs around the globe [……
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Blackboard Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Blackboard founded?

    Blackboard was founded in 1997.

  • Who are Blackboard key executives?

    Blackboard's key executives are Bill Ballhaus, Tim Atkin and Kathy Vieira.

  • What is Blackboard revenue?

    Latest Blackboard annual revenue is $685 m.

  • Who are Blackboard competitors?

    Competitors of Blackboard include Gradescope, Hujiang and Motivis Learning.

  • Where is Blackboard headquarters?

    Blackboard headquarters is located at 1111 19th Street, 1111 19th St NW, Washington.

  • Where are Blackboard offices?

    Blackboard has offices in Washington, Alameda, Austin, Baltimore and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does Blackboard have?

    Blackboard has 23 offices.