Moodle is a Perth-based software company that has developed an open source, online course management system that has more than 100 million registered users at universities, colleges and businesses globally. Founded by former Curtin University staffer Martin Dougiamas in 2001, Moodle works with an international network of about 70 accredited partners who support software development and assist users implement the software. The certified partners give 10 per cent of their revenue to the parent company, known as MoodleHQ, which employs around 35 people (with about two-thirds in Perth). They work with more than 200 active developers in the Moodle community globally. Its clients include The Open University, Cisco, Mazda, Monash University, Australian National University, Cambridge University, BP, Shell, Allianz, Novell and Microsoft.