Lynda, an online learning platform, offers educational training courses in the fields of business, software, technology, and creative skills. It offers courses in the areas of 3D/animation, audio/music, business, CAD, design, developer, education and e-learning, photography, information technology, marketing, video, and web to individual, corporate, nonprofit, government, library, higher education, and K-12 subscribers through its instructional video tutorials.
Lynda provides a basic and premium membership and German, French, and Spanish-language content for its courses. It offers its courses through mobile applications and individual memberships.
Lynda's enterprise members include Fortune 500 companies, advertising agencies, media companies, U.S. colleges and universities, state governments, and various branches of the U.S. military, business customers that include corporate and nonprofit clients, and academic customers that include K-12 and higher education, and U.S. House of Representatives, NASA-JPL, CIA, FAA, USPS, and the executive office of the President of the United States, and cabinet-level departments that include the Department of Defense and State Department. Bruce Heavin and Lynda Weinman founded it in 1995.
Lynda has its headquarters in Carpinteria in California with satellite offices throughout in the United States, United Kingdom, Austria, and Australia. It operates as a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation.
Founders: Bruce Heavin, Lynda Weinman