Elastic Partners with VetsinTech to Accelerate Veterans’ Careers in Tech

Partnership provides training, mentorship, and professional development resources to active duty military and veterans

Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) (“Elastic”), the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, today announced it has partnered with VetsinTech to enable veterans to accelerate their careers in tech. Elastic will join the VetsinTech employer coalition, where they will offer free training, mentorship, and professional development opportunities to veterans and active duty military transitioning from military to civilian life.

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With nearly 18 million veterans in the U.S., underemployment is one of the greatest issues faced by veterans and by their spouses. According to a recent study by LinkedIn, veterans are 37% more likely to be underemployed than nonveterans.

VetsinTech is a leading national non-profit dedicated to supporting veterans through tech-based education, employment, and entrepreneurship programs. The organization connects global technology companies with its more than 30,000 members through training and career development programs.

The partnership with VetsinTech supports the organizations’ shared objective to support current and returning veterans who want to apply their exceptional training, skills, and experience to a new career in technology. Elastic has a large community of users across industries that use Elastic solutions to achieve their essential missions, including active duty military and veterans.

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The partnership was announced at the ElasticON Global user conference public sector day.

Supporting Quotes:

  • “Expanding community support with leading companies such as Elastic is the fuel that propels VetsinTech to help even more veterans embark on a meaningful career in the tech arena. We’re grateful to Elastic for their recognition and support of our mission,” noted Katherine Webster, Founder and CEO of VetsinTech. “This partnership with Elastic exemplifies the power of tech organizations joining forces in a shared common vision of supporting our veterans through tech-based education, entrepreneurship and job opportunities.”
  • “The U.S. public sector and military communities are essential and valued contributors to the Elastic community,” said Leah Sutton, senior vice president, Global HR at Elastic. “Our diverse and inclusive culture at Elastic is made possible by the contributions of employees with varied backgrounds and experiences. We are proud to count many veterans among our ranks and honored to partner with VetsinTech to provide even more veterans with the tools and resources necessary to advance their careers in tech.”

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