SkillSoft

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SkillSoft is a company which provides e-learning and performance support solutions for enterprises, government, education, and small to medium-sized businesses. It offers Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform and the SumTotal suite for human capital management. The Company supplies a variety of learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on business and management skills, leadership development, digital transformation, IT skills and certification training, productivity and collaboration tools and compliance. 

TypePrivate
Founded1998
HQDublin, IE
Websiteskillsoft.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)2,247
Job Openings137
Revenue (FY, 2010)$315 M(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at SkillSoft

Ronald Hovsepian

Ronald Hovsepian

Executive Chairman
John Frederick

John Frederick

Chief Administrative Officer
Bobby Jenkins

Bobby Jenkins

Chief Financial Officer
Patrick W. Manzo

Patrick W. Manzo

Chief Revenue Officer
Apratim Purakayastha

Apratim Purakayastha

Chief Technology Officer
Mark Onisk

Mark Onisk

Chief Content Officer
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SkillSoft Office Locations

SkillSoft has offices in Dublin, Boston, Knoxville, Nashua and in 11 other locations
Dublin, IE (HQ)
Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Rd
Sydney, AU
Level 24, Three International Towers, 300 Barangaroo Avenue
Fredericton, CA
20 Knowledge Park Dr
Levallois-Perret, FR
102 Rue Victor Hugo
Düsseldorf, DE
59 Berliner Allee
Hyderabad, IN
7th Floor, Maximus Towers, Building 2B, Mindspace, Raheja IT Park Cyberabad
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SkillSoft Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1998

Time since last funding

22 years ago

SkillSoft investors

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SkillSoft Revenue

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SkillSoft's revenue was reported to be $314.97 m in FY, 2010 which is a 4.1% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2010)

315.0m

Revenue growth (FY, 2009 - FY, 2010), %

(4.1%)

Gross profit (FY, 2010)

285.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2010), %

90.6%

Net income (FY, 2010)

71.4m

EBIT (FY, 2010)

103.2m

Cash (31-Jan-2010)

76.7m
USDFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010

Revenue

281.2m328.5m315.0m

Revenue growth, %

17%(4%)

Cost of goods sold

38.1m41.2m29.6m

Gross profit

243.2m287.3m285.4m
USDFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010

Cash

76.1m37.9m76.7m

Accounts Receivable

171.7m146.4m141.8m

Prepaid Expenses

29.1m18.3m23.4m

Current Assets

307.8m233.8m277.2m
USDFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010

Net Income

60.0m50.8m71.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

6.9m5.3m4.6m

Accounts Payable

(2.6m)3.4m(1.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

22.2m97.7m111.3m
USDFY, 2008

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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SkillSoft Operating Metrics

SkillSoft's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 3 k in FY, 2010. SkillSoft's Users was reported to be 10.5 m in FY, 2010. SkillSoft's Backlog was reported to be $239m in FY, 2010.
FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010

Users

10 m10.5 m10.5 m

Enterprise Customers

3 k3 k3 k

Backlog

$255 m$239 m$239 m

Titles (Books24x7)

18.5 k22 k25 k
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SkillSoft Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
VODECLICMay 07, 2015
SumTotal SystemsOctober 01, 2014
MindLeadersSeptember 25, 2012
Element KOctober 14, 2011$110 m
NETgMay 14, 2007$270 m
Books24x7.comDecember 28, 2001$32.4 m

SkillSoft Revenue Breakdown

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SkillSoft revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 75.3% from United States and 24.7% from International

SkillSoft Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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SkillSoft Online and Social Media Presence

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SkillSoft Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    91/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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SkillSoft News and Updates

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…

Rashim Mogha Joins Skillsoft as Customer Market Leader, Leadership and Business Solutions

Skillsoft today announced that Rashim Mogha has joined the company as Customer Market Leader, Leadership and Business Solutions. Ms. Mogha brings more than two decades of experience in learning empowerment and enablement, with a focus on helping organizations adopt technology platforms and robust tr…

Skillsoft’s Lean Into Tech Report Equips Leaders to Address the Technology Skills Gap

Skillsoft today released Lean Into Tech: 2020 Tech Skills Trends & 2021 Predictions. As we enter 2021 and beyond, work has irrevocably changed.

Skillsoft’s Percipio Expands Support for Blended Learning

Skillsoft announced that its learning platform, Percipio, supports the full breadth of learning programs with newly added options for blended learning.

SPAC Churchill Capital to merge with Skillsoft in $1.3 billion deal

Churchill Capital Corp. , a special purpose acquisition vehicle, or SPAC, said Tuesday it has agreed to merge with Software Luxembourg Holding S.A., or Skillsoft, a digital learning and talent management software company, in a deal with a transaction value of about $1.3 billion. The combined entity …

Skillsoft, Global Knowledge in Talks to Go Public Via Churchill

Skillsoft, Global Knowledge in Talks to Go Public Via Churchill
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SkillSoft Blogs

Practical Guidance for Embracing Our New Normal

As a strategic marketer, my job is to understand what’s most important to our customers and to deliver against this. One of the most valuable tools at my disposal is our intelligent learning experience platform, Percipio, where my team and I can review usage data and analyze top search terms to und…

Keeping the Social in Social Distancing

Tips on Staying Connected for Virtual Teams Even in the best of times, shifting an office to remote operations is no small feat. Those of us who are new to working from home have spent the past month in reactive mode dealing with a myriad of personal and professional priorities.Read more The post K…

Top Tips to Motivate your Virtual Team

For most supervisors and managers, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced the new dynamic of having most or all people on the team now virtual. If you’ve gone from a blended team of onsite and remote workers to all working remotely, there are important considerations for a manager of a virtual team.R…

Why Home Office Ergonomics Matters

Every year, nearly 300,000 employees miss work due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs are disorders of the muscles, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, joints, nerves or spinal discs that have been diagnosed by a physical exam, medical history or a specific medical test.Read more The post Why Hom…

To-Not-Do List: The Working From Home Edition

With all of the unavoidable distractions that come with working from home, it can be challenging to adapt to working remotely. The place we found refuge in after a long day at the office has now absorbed the office.Read more The post To-Not-Do List: The Working From Home Edition appeared first on S…

Music and Work: Three Moods to Consider

The other day I could not focus, and I couldn’t help but think I wasn’t alone. Along with much of Skillsoft, the marketing team is now totally remote. For many of us, it’s the first time we are working from home—full-time—and I’m sure others were feeling distracted.Read more The post Music and Work…
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SkillSoft Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SkillSoft founded?

    SkillSoft was founded in 1998.

  • Who are SkillSoft key executives?

    SkillSoft's key executives are Ronald Hovsepian, John Frederick and Bobby Jenkins.

  • How many employees does SkillSoft have?

    SkillSoft has 2,247 employees.

  • What is SkillSoft revenue?

    Latest SkillSoft annual revenue is $315 m.

  • What is SkillSoft revenue per employee?

    Latest SkillSoft revenue per employee is $140.2 k.

  • Who are SkillSoft competitors?

    Competitors of SkillSoft include Instructure, BizLibrary and Udacity.

  • Where is SkillSoft headquarters?

    SkillSoft headquarters is located at Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Rd, Dublin.

  • Where are SkillSoft offices?

    SkillSoft has offices in Dublin, Boston, Knoxville, Nashua and in 11 other locations.

  • How many offices does SkillSoft have?

    SkillSoft has 15 offices.