Kineo ELearning expands into China

Kineo is pleased to announce that E-Learn Consult, a privately owned elearning company in China, will join the Kineo Group and become Kineo China. They will offer Kineo's full range of elearning and LMS services in China.

E-Learn Consult is a fast growing elearning company headquartered in Shanghai, China and with offices in Guangzhou, Shenzen and Beijing. E-Learn Consult is a provider of consultancy, courseware and tools. E-Learn Consult is a reseller of elearning tools including Articulate and Raptivity. E-Learn Consult’s clients include China Pingan, Huawei and SinoPEC.

From today, E-Learn Consult will now become Kineo China and offer the full range of Kineo elearning services in China. The deal was confirmed with a signing ceremony in Guangzhou, China.

Deland Lin, former CEO and founder of E-Learn Consult becomes CEO of Kineo China. Deland was formerly senior sales director of Oracle China and Microsoft China where he worked for 7 years. He has been working with many global enterprises, including GE, YUM, General Motors, Volkswagen, Best Buy, Amway, Sodexo, Sony, FedEx, Starbucks, Volvo, and many others.

Deland commented: “This is a really exciting opportunity for us to grow and expand the range of elearning services we can offer our clients here in China. Kineo is one of the most respected elearning companies in the market and we are very proud to be joining the Kineo Group. Both companies have a passion for learning, innovation and customer service.”

The combination of the two companies provides us with the capacity and experience to expand the range of services to our clients. The global nature of the Kineo Group means we can support global enterprises operating in China and local Chinese companies expanding overseas.”

Our services will include consultancy, courseware, tools and Totara LMS, the leading open source LMS for corporate organizations developed by Kineo and its partners.

Steve Rayson, Managing Partner of Kineo, commented: “We are very excited to have the E-Learn Consult team join the Kineo Group. Many of our clients such as Tesco, HSBC, Timberland and M&S already have Chinese operations which we aim to support through Kineo China."

"Corporate clients are increasingly looking for elearning partners with global capability to meet their requirements. The addition of Kineo China to our global network of offices in Europe, the US, the Pacific and the Middle East ensures we can provide our clients with the global services they require.”

steve rayson and deland lin

Kineo MD Steve Rayson and Kineo China CEO Deland Lin

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