ABOUT US

Our vision of the IT landscape is shaped by nearly 30 years of global perspective and more than 2,000 members and 1,000 business partners.

As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, we focus our programs on four main areas: education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy. We:

  • Educate the IT channel: Our educational resources, comprising online guides, webinars, market research, business mentoring, open forums and networking events, help our members grow their businesses and become the “best in class”.
  • Certify the IT workforce: We are the leading provider of technology-neutral and vendor-neutral IT certifications.
  • Advocate on behalf of the IT industry: In Washington, D.C., we bring the power of small- and medium-sized IT businesses to bear as a united voice.
  • Give back through philanthropy: Our foundation enables disadvantaged populations to gain the skills they need for employment in the IT industry.

Our vision of the IT landscape is informed by more than 25 years of global perspective and more than 2,700 members and 1,000 business partners that span the entire IT channel. We are driven by our members and led by an elected board of industry professionals.

All proceeds are directly reinvested in programs that benefit our valued members and the industry as a whole. Headquartered outside of Chicago, we have offices across the United States and in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

COMPTIA GUEST COLUMNS

  • Tech Together: How AI, Blockchain, Drones And IoT Can Safeguard The Supply Chain
    3/1/2021

    An E. coli outbreak of romaine lettuce made national news in late 2019, an incident that lasted more than two months and infected 167 people in 27 states, sending 85 to the hospital. The year before, a similar outbreak caused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to tell Americans to throw away all romaine lettuce. How could it have been prevented? Members of CompTIA’s Industry Advisory Councils think they have an answer.

  • Diversity And Inclusion (D&I) Plan For Technology SMBs
    3/23/2020

    Can we talk? As a small business owner, could your diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts use a little help? Most small business owners responded “yes” to our survey and cited challenges like, “I don’t know where to start,” or “I don’t have the time and resources to dedicate to such an initiative,” or “I’m too small to think about diversity.”