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  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

Desire2Learn CEO John Baker Wins EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Ontario Award

Press Release

Desire2Learn Incorporated (“Desire2Learn”), the edtech company that created the world’s first truly integrated learning platform, today announced that President and CEO John Baker has won the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2013 Ontario award in the software and technology category. Baker was selected for his vision, leadership, dedication to social responsibility and his company’s financial success.

“This is a great honor, but it is one I share with the tremendous team at Desire2Learn that has built this company into a powerful advocate for using technology to remove the barriers to education that many face worldwide. This recognition could not have been achieved without the many great customers we work with who have helped shape our vision and supported us on our journey to improve education,” said Baker. “It’s very humbling to receive this consideration alongside the other groundbreaking entrepreneurs who are building a tremendous business ecosystem here in Canada.”

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award celebrates the contribution and spirit of entrepreneurs everywhere. The Canadian program is in its 20th year of honoring the country’s most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business.

About Desire2Learn

Desire2Learn is helping to transform the way the world learns. Providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire lifelong learners, Desire2Learn helps clients break down barriers to access the highest quality learning experiences and is recognized for its leadership in accessibility. A global leader in online learning solutions, Desire2Learn provides an open and extensible platform to over 750 clients and 10 million individual learners in higher educationK-12healthcaregovernment and the corporate sector, including Fortune 1000 companies. Desire2Learn has personnel in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil and Singapore. For more information or to contact us, visit:

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