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Click2learn adds three new members to its local technical and customer-support teams

  • 13 November, 2003 15:06

<p>Hat trick of new appointments illustrates increasing use of enterprise productivity
software to improve competitive advantage</p>
<p>Sydney, 13 November 2003: Click2learn Asia Pacific has appointed three new senior support staff to its Sydney operations, illustrating the rapid market acceptance of e-Learning as a mission-critical enterprise application. The new appointments are:
- Services Consultant Daniel Royston
- Technical Consultant Ronald Yii
- Support Analyst Tejas Magia</p>
<p>- Daniel Royston: Onsite support at St George Bank
Daniel Royston has been appointed as Services Consultant and will be located onsite at the Kogarah NSW offices of, St George Bank.</p>
<p>He will be responsible for providing technical and product support to St George Bank’s internal e-Learning system, named e-luminate. Based on Click2learn’s Aspen enterprise productivity suite TM, the Bank recently won the Best e-Learning Strategy award at the prestigious Australian 2003 HR Awards.</p>
<p>Daniel joins Click2learn from Micro Fidelio Australia where he served as installation and training specialist.</p>
<p>- Ronald Yii: Senior Austar engineer joins technical team
Ronald Yii is responsible for maintenance of Click2learn’s IT systems, including its hosting environment .</p>
<p>Previously Ronald served as Senior ISP Engineer at Austar Entertainment where he was responsible for product planning, service/software design, integration/migration planning, systems software development, and technical documentation and training.</p>
<p>He has also served in technical consulting and analyst roles at Jigsaw Technology and Microsoft respectively.</p>
<p>Ronald completed his Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) at the University of New South Wales and is a member of both the Systems Administrators Guild of Australia and Australian Computer Society.</p>
<p>- Tejas Magia: Former lecturer takes on Support Desk role
Tejas Magia joins Click2learn to head up the company’s support desk, managing technical interactions with customers and providing second- and third-level helpdesk support.</p>
<p>Prior to Click2learn, Tejas served as senior Internet programmer and consultant for medi+WORLD International, an online advisory service for the global medical profession run by the World Health Organisation (WHO).</p>
<p>Previously he was a lecturer and tutor in the IT department of Monash University, and while at Monash also served on the University’s Wireless LAN Topology team which developed a web-based system of visualising the dynamic state of Monash’s wireless LAN access points.</p>
<p>Tejas holds Master of Information Technology (Monash University) and Bachelor of Electronics Engineering (University of Mumbai) degrees, as well as an Advanced Diploma in web development.</p>
<p>- Response to strong sales performances
The hat trick of appointments reflects Click2learn’s strong sales performances, both in Asia Pacific and globally.</p>
<p>Click2learn’s Aspen Learning Management System (LMS) was recently listed in the leader quadrant in the GartnerGroup’s influential “magic quadrant” for LMSs.</p>
<p>In Asia Pacific, the company continues to exceed revenue targets, grow its user community and recruit new employees. In September, the company opened a Melbourne office and further expansion is planned.</p>
<p>“These three new appointments reflect the growth of e-Learning generally and, particularly, the popularity of Aspen as the only comprehensive, single-platform enterprise productivity suite on the market,” said Click2learn Asia Pacific’s chief executive officer, Con J. Kittos.</p>
<p>“This upward trend, combined with increased local support, will continue to resonate with Australian and New Zealand organisations as they increasingly align learning objectives with business outcomes,” Mr Kittos said.</p>
<p>Photographs of Daniel Royston, Ronald Yii and Tejas Magia are available upon request.</p>
<p>About Click2learn
Click2learn (Asia Pacific) is a partnership formed in 2001 between Click2learn Inc. (NASDAQ: CLKS) and Angus Knight Learning.
A leader in the e-Learning industry, Click2learn Inc has the largest installed base of e-Learning customers in the world. Founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and headquartered in Bellevue, Washington USA, the corporation’s award-winning software is used by Global 2000 companies to develop, capture, manage and disseminate knowledge for employees, partners and customers.
Click2learn’s Aspen Enterprise Learning Suite is the most complete enterprise learning solution in the industry, a fully integrated end-to-end platform unique in its ability to create, deliver and manage learning experiences from a single platform. Click2learn’s customers include American Express, Centrelink, Comalco, IBM, Microsoft, Bankers Trust, Intel, St George Bank and General Motors. Additionally, Click2learn's ToolBook product is the world's best-selling desktop authoring solution.
Angus Knight Learning is part of the Angus Knight Group of Companies, an Australian-owned leader in learning, training and employment services for over 10 years. For more information on Click2learn, please visit or email us at</p>
<p>Click2learn (Asia Pacific) Pty Limited
61-63 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
ABN 56 099 611 847 ACN 099 611 846</p>
<p>Copyright © Click2learn Asia Pacific 2003. Click2learn, Aspen,
Aspen Enterprise Productivity Suite, ToolBook, Making Knowledge
a Tangible Asset and the Click2learn logo are registered trademarks
of Click2learn, Inc. All other company and/or product names
are the property of their respective owners.</p>

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