07 Apr The Knowledge Engineers Is Acquired By Floream
The Knowledge Engineers joins forces with the team behind Squared Online and The ADBL to offer a single source point for the most effective digital training programmes globally
This week sees the formation of a global powerhouse in digital education through the acquisition of The Knowledge Engineers (TKE) by Floream. Customers and businesses seeking digital enlightenment will now have access to the largest portfolio of digital business solutions and digital marketing training in the marketplace.
Floream is a pioneering EdTech company with over 250 staff that runs online courses and qualifications for professionals in multiple categories including the award-winning Squared Online programme, developed in partnership with Google; qualifications for HR and Learning professionals in partnership with CIPD; and The ADBL (Academy of Digital Business Leaders). They are growing rapidly with offices in London, Hamburg, Mumbai, Singapore and Hong Kong. The business is backed by disruptive private investment group Blenheim Chalcot who have a prodigious track record in building companies that transform their industries.
TKE, founded in 2007 by Niall McKinney, is a leading provider of blended learning solutions focused on digital transformation. Clients include Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, AXA, Omnicom and over 200 other multi-national organisations. TKE has offices in London, New York and Singapore.
TKE will continue to be run by CEO Niall McKinney as a business unit alongside the ADBL and Squared Online. Niall is excited by their future: “Digital transformation is disrupting our clients businesses faster and faster. Our combined operations can now offer unmatched scale and technology for innovative blended learning solutions. We have admired Floream for many years and are now excited to be part of their business.”
Michael Curry, Floream cofounder, who led the acquisition, said “The Knowledge Engineers have an impressive track record running digital transformation and digital leadership programmes around the world. We’re hugely excited that Niall and his team are joining the business.”