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About D2L

Transforming the Way the World Learns

D2L is a global learning innovation company helping organisations reshape the future of education and work. We’re leading the way into the era of personalised learning, driven by the belief that everyone deserves access to high-quality education, regardless of their age, ability, or location.

About D2L

We collaborate with leaders, policymakers, and industry innovators worldwide to advance learning. Our team partners with each customer to meet their learners’ needs, improve outcomes, and provide support at every step of their journey.
In just over 25 years, our team has grown to include more than 1,000 employees worldwide.

You can find us at our headquarters in Kitchener, Ontario and in satellite offices across the globe. Our technology is currently being used by customers in K-12, higher education, associations, and the corporate sector.


Years of Experience




People Learning with D2L


Customers Worldwide

D2L HQ Reception

Our Story and Mission

As a third-year engineering student, our founder, John Baker, challenged himself to find the most important problem he could solve that would have the biggest impact on the world.

Inspired by his own family of educators and experiences, John was struck by an idea as he walked across campus: learning is the foundation for progress. He realised that the impact of work in this area would have a ripple effect from one person to the next through generations, communities, companies, and cultures. With that clear vision, John founded D2L with a goal to help millions and potentially billions of learners. More than 20 years later, John’s vision is thriving within a global company that believes everyone should have access to the best possible learning opportunities.

Today, D2L is on a mission to transform the way the world learns.

What We Believe

  • Learning is the foundation upon which all progress and achievement rest.

  • Every mind matters. Access to the world of learning should be universal, across all abilities, geographies, and ages.

  • Digital tools create entirely new possibilities for teachers to inspire learners.

  • In the digital age, reskilling and upskilling will be lifelong opportunities for people to expand their potential.

  • We are driven by mutual success. We work in true partnership with our customers to enable them to achieve their goals.

Our Products and Services

D2L Brightspace

Break free from the limitations of an LMS with D2L Brightspace, a learning innovation platform built to help you create highly personalized experiences that unlock learner potential at scale.

D2L Services and Support

Maximize D2L Brightspace with the power of partnership. We offer a full suite of migration, onboarding, training, strategic consulting, and technical services designed to help you maximize your results.

D2L Prioritise accessibility

Build Your Career at D2L

We are a passionate, collaborative, mission-driven company that is making an impact on global education. Together we are transforming the way the world learns by empowering our employees to do the best work of their lives.

If you want to see the impact of your work, be in a collaborative work environment, enjoy connecting with coworkers, and genuinely enjoy coming to work every day—D2L is the place for you!

Every journey starts with a first step, let’s take it together

Our team is standing by to help you reshape the future of education and work.


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