TechBridge’s Technology Career Program partners with bitsIO to build stronger employment pipelines

September 16, 2021

TechBridge’s Technology Career Program (TCP) is announcing an exciting new partnership with bitsIO that will increase employment opportunities for TCP graduates. bitsIO helps both small and large businesses harness powerful Splunk software and maximize their ROI by getting the most out of the tool. 

bitsIO CEO, Kalpana Krishnamurthi, along with founding partner Suman Gajavelly, have achieved Splunk Elite Partner status. This status elevates them as an authority on Splunk, a software tool that helps businesses consolidate and track interactions and impressions into easy-to-understand data, and its operations, making them an ideal employer partner for TechBridge’s Technology Career Program (TCP). 

bitsIO is committed to supporting nonprofit organizations, investing in education, and building up their community. This partnership achieves these objectives. The first cohort of students who opted to go through the TCP and bitsIO partnership have all earned their certifications and have been placed in a tech role. 

bitsIO helps interns gain knowledge and hands-on experience, learn best practices, and be successful at their future jobs. The best part is, by working with them, we get to see their talent and hire candidates who are a great fit for our culture at bitsIO. It’s a win-win for interns, bitsIO and TechBridge. When the purpose is bigger, it is always successful. 

Kalpana Krishnamurthi, CEO & Co-Founder, bitsIO 

TCP, a part of TechBridge’s work in Workforce Development, equips youth and adults with technology skills and certifications to set them up for careers in the tech industry. TCP’s hands-on approach helps potential employees develop the requisite tech skills they need to compete for jobs. The mentoring and wrap-around services provided by the TCP program builds the students’ confidence and provides opportunities for them to make professional connections that can later serve as references. It also allows potential employers to hand-pick their new talent, ensuring they fit the company culture and have real-world experience in addition to their certifications and skillset. 

We are grateful for the bitsIO team and their level of commitment to the TCP internship experience. This partnership is dramatically enhancing the student learning experience, as students are provided valuable on-the-job learning experience while further developing their technology skills. 

Julie Neuner, Chief Program Officer, TechBridge 

If your organization is interested in launching a program like this one, please reach out to our TCP team, at gro.egdirbhcetnull@pct, and let us know a little more about your organization, needs, goals, and community. 


Frequently Asked Questions 

  1. What is TCP?

The Technology Career Program is an offering within TechBridge’s Workforce Development pillar that provides no-cost classes, certifications, experience, and career training to people who are looking to gain employment in the high-demand technology industry. 

  1. Who is eligible for programs like this?

Anyone who wants to earn valuable certifications, gain needed skills, and move into a tech career is welcome to join one of TCP’s cohorts. You can learn more about the cohorts that are currently open here.

  1. How do I get involved in TCP?

If you are an organization that wishes to launch a program like this one, please reach out to gro.egdirbhcetnull@pct to get that conversation started. If you are a student who would like to join a cohort, for the adult learner program or TCP Youth, please visit this link to fill out our interest form. If you would like to volunteer as a guest speaker, a resume writer, or a mock interviewer, please fill out our volunteer form. 


 About bitsIO 

bitsIO is focused on helping customers unlock Splunk’s potential as a source of data-driven insights, intelligence, and business opportunities. As a four-time Splunk Elite Professional Services Partner and 2020 Splunk Professional Services Partner of the Year, bitsIO has dedicated their business ensuring Splunk clients and partners get higher than expected value from their Splunk investments. By transforming data into actionable insight, bitsIO creates a long-term source of value, productivity, efficiency, and opportunity.

 About TechBridge 

TechBridge is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that equips other nonprofits on the frontline of alleviating the causes of generational poverty with technology. TechBridge supports these nonprofits in expanding the impact of their mission for the millions of men, women, and children who are seeking aid in the areas of hunger relief, homeless support, social justice, and workforce development. 


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