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Skilljar Hosts Largest Customer Education Industry Event; Reveals 2 Million+ Students Educated with Platform

November 5, 2019

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 5, 2019--

Skilljar, the leading enterprise Customer Training Platform, today welcomed customer education professionals from more than 125 companies, including Slack, Looker, Jamf, Procore, Cisco, and Microsoft, to the Customer Education industry’s largest global event, Skilljar Connect. This event brings together customer and partner education professionals dedicated to unlocking the potential of millions of people around the world in industries ranging from technology to medical devices to financial services, transportation, and more.

Skilljar CEO and co-founder, Sandi Lin, shared the impact of the Skilljar community in her keynote address: “Together, we have educated nearly two million individuals who are now delivering more impact at their organizations around the world. These students have received over five million hours of education and nearly 60 million lessons from the people in this community, and we are only just getting started.”

Following Lin, Skilljar Connect attendees heard keynotes from Maria Manning-Chapman, Vice President Research, Education Services at The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), as well as Slack’s Global Enterprise Customer Learning Leader, Adam Avramescu, and Taimur Rashid, General Manager and Head of WW Customer Success for Intelligent Cloud at Microsoft.

The first day of Skilljar Connect closed with the inaugural Education Expo - an opportunity for Skilljar customers to showcase their training programs and gather inspiration from others. This year’s event featured Tableau, OSISoft, and The Trade Desk, who shared details on how their programs are helping educate professionals in the data visualization, SaaS, and advertising industries worldwide.

Also announced at the conference was Skilljar’s new certification program. All Skilljar Certified Professionals will take a self-paced, proficiency exam covering the primary functionality of the Skilljar Dashboard. Once certified, students can share their accomplishments on LinkedIn with specialized badges.

About Skilljar Connect

Now in its second year, Skilljar Connect is the leading conference for Customer Education professionals and industry leaders. The event welcomed 200 educators representing more than 125 companies for two days of keynotes, expert panels, and roundtable discussions dedicated to creating best-in-class customer training and certification programs. For more information, visit https://www.skilljar.com/connect/.

About Skilljar

Skilljar delivers an innovative training platform which enables businesses to provide scalable and effective customer education. The enterprise-grade solution is used by hundreds of companies to accelerate customer onboarding and product adoption by enabling multimedia course creation, an intuitive and mobile-responsive learning environment, and automated CRM data integrations. Founded in 2013, Skilljar is based in Seattle and backed by top-tier venture capital firms Mayfield, Shasta Ventures and Trilogy Equity Partners. For more information, visit www.skilljar.com.

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