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, DC, US
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Key People/Management at Blackboard

Bill Ballhaus

Bill Ballhaus

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President
Dave McLaren

Dave McLaren

Vice President of Global Consulting Services, Asia-Pacific
Tim Atkin

Tim Atkin

Chief Administrative Officer
Coleman Cooper

Coleman Cooper

Senior Director, Consulting North America
Kathy Vieira

Kathy Vieira

Chief Strategy, Portfolio & Marketing Officer
Amanda Reed

Amanda Reed

Director, Education Consulting
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Blackboard Office Locations

Blackboard has offices in Washington, Greenville, Reston, North Adelaide and in 4 other locations
Washington, DC, US (HQ)
1111 19th Street, 1111 19th St NW
Greenville, SC, US
201 W McBee Ave
Reston, VA, US
11720 Plaza America Dr #11th
North Adelaide, AU
183 Melbourne St
Chennai, IN
Floor 5, Rayala Techno Park, 144/7, OMR, Old Mahabalipuram Rd, Kottivakkam
Ciudad de México, MX
Calle Montes Urales 424, Lomas - Virreyes, Lomas de Chapultepec
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Blackboard Financials and Metrics

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$122 m


In total, Blackboard had raised $122 m

Blackboard Revenue

Blackboard's revenue was reported to be $685 m in Y, 2015
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Jul, 2014


17 k

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Blackboard News and Updates

UNICESUMAR is internationally recognized in the Blackboard Catalyst Award

FLORIANÓPOLIS, Brazil, July 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vitru Limited, or “Vitru” (Nasdaq: VTRU) proudly announces that Unicesumar is the winner of the 2022 Blackboard Catalyst Award in the Community Engagement category. The award is one of the biggest awards for innovation and excellence to educ…

Worldwide E-Learning Industry to 2027 - Players Include Apollo Education, Blackboard, British Council and Oracle

DUBLIN, July 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "E-Learning Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to's offering. E-learning is a method of teaching students using electronic media such as videos, audio, e-books, etc. e-learning refers to...

Blackboard Learn Ultra Adoption Builds Momentum Worldwide

Strategic investment, client involvement accelerate feature delivery as Learn Ultra adoption rises 30% BOCA RATON, Fla., July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthology, a leading provider of education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, today announced a 46 percent increase in...

Class Reaches Definitive Agreement to Acquire Anthology's Blackboard Collaborate

Partnership Between Anthology and Class Focuses on Driving Student Success WASHINGTON and BOCA RATON, Fla., May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Class Technologies Inc., a leader in the synchronous virtual classroom space, and Anthology, a provider of education solutions that support the entire...

Global Edtech Market (2021 to 2025) - Featuring Alphabet, Blackboard and Chegg Among Others

Dublin, Dec. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Edtech Market 2021-2025" report has been added to's offering. The publisher has been monitoring the edtech market and it is poised to grow by $112.39 billion during 2021-2025, decelerating at a CAGR of 17.85% during the f…

Global Learning Management Systems (Academic & Corporate) Industry Outlook, 2025 - Featuring Analysis of Blackboard, Docebo, Instructure, Oracle Corp, Pearson, SAP, Workday, and Others

Dublin, Dec. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Learning Management System Market 2021-2025" report has been added to's offering. The global learning management system market is poised to grow by $27.98 billion during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of 20.19% during t…
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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, Dave McLaren and Tim Atkin.

  • How many employees does Blackboard have?

    Blackboard has 3,132 employees.

  • What is Blackboard revenue?

    Latest Blackboard annual revenue is $685 m.

  • What is Blackboard revenue per employee?

    Latest Blackboard revenue per employee is $218.7 k.

  • Who are Blackboard competitors?

    Competitors of Blackboard include D2L, Instructure and Veritec.

  • 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, Greenville, Reston, North Adelaide and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Blackboard have?

    Blackboard has 12 offices.