Empowering IT Leadership for Unstoppable Success!



TechKnowSurge was started in 2021 to fullfill a dream of Andrew’s to deliever amazing and free training courses to those starting a career in IT. Andrew quit his full time job in 2023 to further develop resources for TechKnowSurge. Although some services are paid services (everyone has to make a living somehow), the goal is to continue to offer many free courses and information that help people excel in the fast paced world of technology.

Andrew Grimes

Hello, my name is Andrew and I have a passion for helping others. Besides helping others achieve success, I also love solving problems. My favorite career challenges have been stepping into chaotic IT environments and turning them into well oiled machines. I love helping businesses and IT leaders become successful. Here are the creds that I bring to the table:

  • Over 23 years of experience as a leader in the IT field
  • Masters in IT Management
  • Over 20 industry standard certifications (Security+, MCSE, CCNA, Project+)
  • Ran departments with upto 15 employess and multimillion dollar budgets

Expertise in:

  • Leadership
  • Project management
  • Process improvement, continous improvement
  • Budgetting and cost cutting
  • Setting up and running Cybersecurity programs
  • Training, coaching, consulting
  • Creative thinking and problem solving