Krishna Kumar, CEO, Simplilearn wins Prestigious E-Learning Leadership Award 2013

Top Quote Krishna Kumar, Founder and CEO of Simplilearn, the industry leader in online education and professional certification courses, won the most prestigious E-learning Leadership award under the individual category of Global E-Learning Awards 2013, at LearnTECH Conference, Mumbai recently. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 06, 2013 - Bangalore - The Global E-Learning Awards recognizes excellence in e-learning - the programs, projects, tools, strategies. The honor was given to the industry leader for establishing successfully the smart use of instructional design and technology to enhance e-Learning courses. Krishna Kumar is recognized in the industry for his strong leadership, strategic planning and facilitation to the robust growth of E-learning industry.

    "We are glad to receive this award. Since inception we focused on better customer experience through easy to follow e-learning courses and intuitive e-learning platform. It gives me immense pleasure to see this getting globally recognized." said Krishna Kumar, Founder and CEO, on winning the prestigious award.

    Dr. R L Bhatia, Chairman, Global E-Learning Awards, stated, "The Global E-Learning Awards comprises of Online Learning, Virtual Learning, Distributed Learning, Networked or Web-based Learning, Mobile Learning, Digital Learning. The entire eLearning community comes together to learn, share, and connect around one common goal: to create more engaging and effective learning experiences. The aim of the Awards is to recognize the Best of the Best, and is organized for a professional cause. The objective at core is benchmarking Educational practices. The organisations that have won the Global eLearning Awards continue to lead and be a source of innovation for the corporate training marketplace. The Global eLearning Awards gallery displays all entries which makes inspiring work beyond easily accessible for peer learning. The Global e-Learning award recognises the most successful and innovative application to the delivery of Education and Training."

    Krishna is a second time entrepreneur, whose previous venture, TechUnified, was into software product & services. Post-acquisition of TechUnified in 2007, Krishna started as a free portal to share his learning's in project management that he gathered by successfully executing various complex projects for fortune 500 companies. In a short span of time, has become a leading global portal for meeting the professional certification preparation needs of working professionals training over75,000 aspirants across 150+ countries.

    About Simplilearn: is an online learning destination for young working professionals who are looking at career enhancement through certification courses across industry verticals. With study centers across the globe, offers over 50 certification courses in Project Management, IT Services Management, IT Security Management, Quality Management, Financial Management, and Technology Certification courses from SAP, Microsoft, and Cisco. Simplilearn courses are accredited and approved by global certification bodies, such as, PMI®, APMG®, EXIN(R), ISTQB®, CFA Institute® for online delivery across the globe. Simplilearn investor(s) include global venture funds. For more information, visit

    About Global E-Learning Awards:
    The Global E-Learning Awards recognizes excellence in e-learning - the programs, projects, tools, strategies, teams or Individuals. The Awards focuses on the Best and Innovative use of the existing or new Information Technologies to enhance Learning. For more information, please visit:

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