2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Business Award Recipient

Blind Institute of Technology and founder Mike Hess are honored to be a 2017 recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Business Awards.

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BIT Receives $20k Grant From Denver Foundation

Blind Institute of Technology is very thankful to the Denver Foundation for their $20k grant to support BIT and its mission.

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Dining In The Dark

January 2018

The Blind Institute of Technology will be hosting their 3rd Annual Dining In The Dark Gala on Saturday, January 27th, 2018.

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BIT Program Featured In The Denver Post

For the 3rd straight year, the Blind Institute of Technology appears in the Denver Post.

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BIT provides an “easy button” approach to finding untapped talent in the blind and visually impaired community.


We help organizations deliver best-in-class accessibility experiences across their digital landscape.


These multi-sensory, experiential, team-building communications workshops address four of the most common communications issues in corporate America.

about us

The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that strives to reduce the excessively high unemployment rate among the blind and visually impaired (BVI) community in America.

Led by Executive Director Mike Hess, BIT aims to help solve this unemployment and diversity and inclusion epidemic by educating employers about the advantages of working with talented and skilled BVI individuals, and through professional certification and training, inclusive technology and other programs. Mike left an 18-year career in IT to found BIT in 2013.