September 21, 2014 1:21 PM ET


Company Overview of Blackboard Inc.

Company Overview

Blackboard Inc. provides enterprise technology and solutions for the educational industry. It offers Blackboard Learn, an education technology platform that supports staff and programs to achieve academic goals; Blackboard Collaborate that provides a learning platform for collaborative, interactive, and mobile learning experiences; Blackboard Connect that provides notification service to cities, campuses, and schools; and Blackboard Transact, which enables students to make purchases on and off campus by using their ID cards. The company also provides Blackboard Analytics, a platform that transforms enterprise data into actionable information; Blackboard Mobile that enables learners, educator...

650 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.

6th Floor

Washington, DC 20001-3796

United States

Founded in 1997

1,780 Employees





Key Executives for Blackboard Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 45
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 46
Chief Technology Officer and President of Academic Platforms
Age: 49
President of Blackboard Collaborate
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Blackboard Inc. Key Developments

Blackboard Inc. Presents at BMO Capital Markets 14th Annual Back to School Education Conference, Sep-18-2014 11:15 AM

Blackboard Inc. Presents at BMO Capital Markets 14th Annual Back to School Education Conference, Sep-18-2014 11:15 AM. Venue: Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Jay H. Bhatt, Chief Executive Officer and President.

Blackboard Launches New Teaching and Learning Solutions Portfolio

Blackboard Inc. has launched new teaching and learning solutions portfolio. The needs-based solutions include various product capabilities that are often deployed together. They were developed and created following extensive discussions with campus leaders, academic technologists, district officials, faculty, and students. All teaching and learning solutions include Blackboard's 'base' solution which goes far beyond the traditional learning management system (LMS) to provide a fully-featured online environment with course delivery, synchronous collaboration tools, mobile apps, and seamless integration with and access to industry content.

Blackboard Integrates Registration and Tracking Tools into Training Environment

Blackboard has updated its training environment for business and government organizations with the integration of a Web-based information system. The environment now offers fully integrated learner registration, tracking, e-commerce, and enterprise reporting systems and tools. The comprehensive management capabilities allow corporations, government agencies, associations and other professional organizations to manage the full lifecycle of learning information from directly within the learning environment and without third party integrations. The Blackboard Registration Module is delivered through a strategic partnership with Genius SIS. With automated registration and self-regulated tracking, the integrated module will give learners more control as they navigate the training environment. Administrators and trainers can easily see learners' progress towards certifications and view a learners' full course history, including classes taken outside of the organization. The training environment can also be used as a revenue source through integrated e-commerce capabilities.

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