Meazure Learning Strengthens Position As Global Leader of Assessment Solutions with Aquisition of Examity
The company seeks to set a new standard in delivering secure, flexible, and innovative testing solutions for higher education and professional testing.
McLean, VA, September 6, 2023 — Meazure Learning, a premier provider of full-service test development and delivery solutions for higher education and professional testing, announced today the acquisition of Examity, a leader in online proctoring for academic and credentialing programs. The acquisition allows Meazure Learning to expand its global footprint and strengthen its position as a leading provider of secure, user focused exam administration solutions.
Meazure Learning and Examity share a common commitment to creating the most innovative testing solutions and providing an exceptional client experience. The combination of the companies’ extensive expertise in the higher education and credentialing verticals paired with industry-leading secure proctoring technologies and global operational footprint gives Meazure Learning the opportunity to bring a new level of proctoring scale and flexibility to testing programs around the world. By combining these strengths, the company seeks to set a new standard in exam security and provide a better user experience for its clients and test takers.
“I am thrilled at the opportunity Meazure Learning’s acquisition of Examity will bring to our clients and the broader industry,” said Jim Holm, CEO of Examity. “Examity clients will now have access to leading test development and psychometric services, exam delivery solutions, and a global network of test centers in addition to the powerful combination of our proctoring technologies.”
“The acquisition of Examity goes beyond combining the resources of two companies,” said Tim McClinton, CEO of Meazure Learning. “Unifying our two companies can position us to set a new standard for security, scalability, and innovation in the testing industry. In addition to the business opportunities created through this transaction, Meazure Learning and Examity share an inherent culture of excellence that makes us a good fit to move forward together. Our teams have been, and will continue to be, maniacally focused on our clients, providing exceptional service and building long-term relationships founded on integrity and innovation.”
About Meazure Learning
Meazure Learning provides secure, reliable, and convenient test development, administration, and delivery solutions for academic and professional credentialing programs. The tech-enabled services company combines human expertise with end-to-end software solutions to provide its suite of services and achieve the optimal testing experience. With remote, test center, hybrid, and event-based delivery capabilities, it adapts to the unique needs of each exam program and test-taker. Meazure Learning empowers its clients, test-takers, and industry leaders through its mission to move people forward in their educational, professional, and personal lives. To learn more, visit Meazure Learning at meazurelearning.com.
Examity was founded to meet the needs of colleges, employers, and certification providers looking to ensure integrity. Since its founding ten years ago, Examity has partnered with hundreds of institutions and certification programs worldwide to provide a cost-effective and flexible online proctoring and learning validation solution. For more information, visit examity.com.
Facts about this aquisition
What is happening?
On September 1, 2023, Meazure Learning acquired Examity. We are thrilled to combine these two mission-driven teams committed to setting a new standard in the test development and test delivery industry.
Examity was founded in 2013 and today offers a full breadth of online proctoring solutions for education and credentialing programs. Throughout its tenure, Examity has been committed to building flexible, scalable proctoring solutions that leverage the latest technology to improve security and provide superior customer support. Examity’s platform offers a variety of proctoring styles, from automated to live, for hundreds of education and certification providers. We are confident that by bringing our two organizations together, we will be well-positioned to offer a broader set of solutions to our customers.
When is the acquisition taking place?
Meazure Learning’s acquisition of Examity was officially completed on September 1, 2023. The public announcement was made on September 6, 2023.
Why did Meazure Learning acquire Examity?
Bringing together our two organizations will enable both businesses to leverage each other’s strengths and bring new benefits to our customers. Some of these benefits include:
- Expanded Range of Services: The acquisition will create a larger organization with increased resources, enabling the new organization to expand geographically and offer a more comprehensive range of services to clients.
- Differentiated User Experience: The integration of two industry leaders will leverage the best of each to make it easy for test owners to do business with the combined company and test takers with a more streamlined, guided user experience.
- Innovative Technology: We will be able to more quickly leverage cutting-edge technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and biometric authentication, in our solutions to improve test security and create additional proprietary offerings that differentiate us.
- Industry Expertise: Both companies have deep expertise in higher ed and professional testing, which will inform the ongoing development of new products and services that address the unique needs of the customers we serve.
Finally, the two companies are a great fit. Our offerings are highly complementary, as are our cultures. We’re both committed to delivering the highest quality, most secure, and technologically advanced solutions and services for our clients. This acquisition will allow us to do that more effectively than ever.
Where are Meazure Learning and Examity businesses based?
Meazure Learning is a remote-first workplace headquartered in McLean, VA. Examity’s business is based in Newton, Massachusetts, but will now be headquartered in McLean, VA, as a part of Meazure Learning.
How many employees does Meazure Learning have?
With the acquisition of Examity, Meazure Learning has ~1,400 employees located across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and India.
How many clients does Meazure Learning have?
Meazure Learning has 1,000 clients and partners across both higher education and professional certification and licensure.