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D2L (formerly Desire2Learn) is a company that develops the Brightspace learning platform. It provides a learning management system for online learning and teaching. The company caters to higher education, K–12, healthcare, government, and enterprise sectors.

TypePrivate
Founded1999
HQKitchener, CA
Websited2l.com
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)1,070(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at D2L

John Baker

John Baker

Director, President and CEO
Puneet Arora

Puneet Arora

Chief Revenue Officer
Jeremy Auger

Jeremy Auger

Chief Strategy Officer
Yvonne Bell

Yvonne Bell

Senior Vice President, People and Culture
Melissa Howatson

Melissa Howatson

Chief Financial Officer
Elliot Gowans

Elliot Gowans

Senior Vice President, International
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D2L Office Locations

D2L has offices in Kitchener, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and in 4 other locations
Kitchener, CA (HQ)
151 Charles Street W.
Toronto, CA
200 431 King St W
Vancouver, CA
1900-355 Burrard St
Winnipeg, CA
281 McDermot Ave #301
Melbourne, AU
Suite 1144 1 Queens Rd
Singapore, SG
3 Phillip Street #10-02 Royal Group Building
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D2L Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1999

D2L total Funding

$165 m

D2L latest funding size

$85 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

D2L investors

D2L's latest funding round in August 2014 was reported to be $85 m. In total, D2L has raised $165 m
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D2L Operating Metrics

D2L's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1.1 k in Dec, 2016. D2L's Users was reported to be 15 m in Apr, 2018.
Sep, 2013Apr, 2014Dec, 2016Apr, 2018

Enterprise Customers

1 k1.1 k1.1 k

Users

13 m15 m
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D2L Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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D2L Online and Social Media Presence

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D2L Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    82/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    84/100

  • Compensation

    B

    74/100

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D2L News and Updates

NORTHEASTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND D2L CREATE THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE AT HOME

College Connects Learners to the Best Student Experience Through Brightspace College Connects Learners to the Best Student Experience Through Brightspace

PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSFORMS WITH D2L SUPPORT

Longtime Client Harnesses D2L Brightspace to Thrive During COVID-19 Longtime Client Harnesses D2L Brightspace to Thrive During COVID-19

D2L IS A MULTIPLE AWARD WINNER — AGAIN

Brightspace Recognized as Leading Platform with SIIA CODiE Awards Brightspace Recognized as Leading Platform with SIIA CODiE Awards

Global Corporate Leadership Training Market (2021 to 2025) - Featuring Articulate Global, D2L and Skillsoft Among Others

Dublin, June 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Corporate Leadership Training Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher has been monitoring the corporate leadership training market and it is poised to grow by 15.78 billion during 2021-2025, p…

HIGHER EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS GET POWERFUL NEW TEACHING TOOLS AS D2L AND TOP HAT JOIN FORCES

Kitchener, Waterloo, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- D2L, the global learning technology leader, and Top Hat, the leading digital courseware platform for higher education, today announced a strategic partnership to help institutions and educators put student outcomes at the heart of course desig…

D2L CONTINUES TO BE A LEADER IN MAKING LEARNING MORE ACCESSIBLE

Partnerships Growing in Canada and Around the World Partnerships Growing in Canada and Around the World
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D2L Blogs

Meeting University Needs with High-quality LMS Features

As university administrators, faculty, and students look forward to what should be a more typical fall semester, demand for online classes and digital materials is … Continued The post Meeting University Needs with High-quality LMS Features appeared first on D2L.

Creating Blended Learning Environments in Higher Education

Over the past year, the pandemic took hold and prompted radical changes in teaching delivery in academic institutions. As we look toward the fall, uncertainty … Continued The post Creating Blended Learning Environments in Higher Education appeared first on D2L.

3 Tips for Making Game-Based Customer Training a Success

Making game-based learning part of your organization’s customer training programs can bring a variety of benefits. It can help make learning experiences “stickier,” give learners … Continued The post 3 Tips for Making Game-Based Customer Training a Success appeared first on D2L.

3 Tips and Tricks to Help You Succeed with Your Learner Experience Model

One of the lessons the past year has taught associations of all types and sizes is how important it is to have diverse, flexible event … Continued The post 3 Tips and Tricks to Help You Succeed with Your Learner Experience Model appeared first on D2L.

3 Steps Towards Generating More Revenue for Your Association

Over the last year, we’ve seen associations struggle to generate revenue with traditional learning models, especially as online learning ramps up. With more associations taking … Continued The post 3 Steps Towards Generating More Revenue for Your Association appeared first on D2L.

4 Benefits of Using Game-Based Learning for Customer Training

Game-based learning is a topic that’s gained a lot of traction in the corporate world in recent years, and there’s a reason for that: it … Continued The post 4 Benefits of Using Game-Based Learning for Customer Training appeared first on D2L.
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D2L Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was D2L founded?

    D2L was founded in 1999.

  • Who are D2L key executives?

    D2L's key executives are John Baker, Puneet Arora and Jeremy Auger.

  • How many employees does D2L have?

    D2L has 1,070 employees.

  • Who are D2L competitors?

    Competitors of D2L include Cornerstone OnDemand, Blackboard and Instructure.

  • Where is D2L headquarters?

    D2L headquarters is located at 151 Charles Street W., Kitchener.

  • Where are D2L offices?

    D2L has offices in Kitchener, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does D2L have?

    D2L has 9 offices.