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Bridge360 Appoints Gilson Fagundes as Chief Technology Officer

September 10, 2018

Gilson Fagundes - new Bridge360 Chief Technology Officer

Highly sought-after technology executive selects Bridge360 as his new employer

AAUSTIN – Bridge360 announced today that Mr. Gilson Fagundes has joined the firm as CTO. Emerging from his 16-year career at Dell, Gilson brings deep expertise across multiple platforms and technologies to this mission-critical position. “His global experience and tremendous knowledge are an excellent fit for our culture. Gilson brings cutting-edge knowledge along with his extensive legacy systems experience to our company which will benefit our clients and team” says CEO Brenda Hall. As CTO, Gilson assumes responsibility for the client experience and the growth and development of team members. His role includes examining technology trends and innovations to identify and implement improvements across the Bridge360 landscape. “I’m excited to partner with Gilson to find new ways to grow our company. Our clients will find him to be a hands-on leader who is passionate about QUALITY and driven to deliver measurable results” says Hall. “We waited for the right talent to fill this critical position and I’m thrilled to introduce Gilson to our team.” “Bridge360 is an outstanding company with a rich history of solving our client’s most challenging problems. The team is highly respected for their technology expertise and deeply valued for their commitment to providing long-lasting client value” says Gilson. “I’m excited to begin this next step in my career and proud to join the Bridge360 team”. An award-winning IT Architect with a natural problem-solving mindset, Gilson began his career in his native Brazil as one of the first employees to work for Dell’s Brazil Software Development Center. His twenty plus years of experience spans the globe and the broad range of IT tools, processes, and languages. His program and project management skills have helped small to enterprise-wide initiatives succeed. A graduate of PUCRS (Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio Grande do Sul), he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology.

About Bridge360
Bridge360 engages and delivers quality software products for their clients all over the globe. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bridge360 has offices on three continents; North America, Europe and Asia. Acclaim for the company has included listings on Inc. 5000, Software 500 and Austin Business Journal’s Fast Fifty, Top Women-Owned Businesses and Largest Software Firms. Bridge360 was also the 2013 recipient of the International Service Award presented by GlobalAustin and the Austin Chamber of Commerce.

Austin Business Journal Names Bridge360 to the 2018 Largest Software Companies in Austin List

April 9, 2018

2018: ABJ List Maker - Top Software Firms - BRIDGE360

Bridge360 once again ranked among the top software firms by the Austin Business Journal

AUSTIN – Bridge360 continues to rank among the largest software firms in Austin, appearing once again in the top twenty-five for 2018. Brenda Hall CEO said "Our custom software and rigorous quality engineering service continues to deliver outstanding performance to our clients from family-owned enterprises to global brand dominators. Our expert developers and test engineers customize solutions that benefit our client’s bottom-line and this has stood the test of time, economics and technical product evolution."

One of the select few ranked companies focused on contract custom development, Bridge360 is also the only firm also ranked by the Austin Business Journal as a leading Women-Owned business. From her early days at IBM, Ms. Hall recounts the importance of Quality Engineering as the platform for delivering true client value. "Our clients resist the quick fix of an okay code and strive for lasting value from their IT solution. This has been especially true recently with companies acquiring new brands and working to blend conflicting supply chain processes into one reliable process that meets the demands of their customer promise."

Bridge360 has been adding new talent to the team to support their growing business. "We've grown our team by more than 30% over the past few years" says Hall. "To succeed at Bridge360 you need to be devoted to our client, an expert in your field, and enthusiastic to be part of a small and mighty team. We win together because we truly work together." More information may be found at www.bridge360.com.

About Bridge360
Bridge360 engages and delivers across the entire software development life cycle including program management, architecture, design and development, and testing. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bridge360 has offices on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia. Acclaim for the company has included listings on Inc. 5000, Software 500 and Austin Business Journal’s Fast Fifty, Top Women-Owned Businesses and Largest Software Firms. Bridge360 was also the 2013 recipient of the International Service Award presented by GlobalAustin and the Austin Chamber of Commerce.

Bridge360 Named a Top Women-Owned Company by the Austin Business Journal

September 16, 2017

Bridge360 repeated their prestigious achievement appearing on the 2017 Austin Business Journal list of top women-owned businesses.

AUSTIN – Appearing once again on the Top 50 list, Brenda Hall CEO attributed the company’s continued success to a dedicated group of engineering professionals and a loyal client base. “We continue to see high demand for software engineers on projects across all disciplines and among all verticles”. Bridge360’s growth comes from companies of all sizes, small business owner led to global enterprises, and from their core services ranging from consulting to software customization to complex testing and global readiness.

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Bridge360 Intro - The Secret Sauce

Sept 1, 2017

Veterans4Quality® receives a $10,000 grant from The General Motors (GM) Foundation

May 17, 2017

GM Foundation
 

AUSTIN, TX (May 17, 2017) Veterans4Quality® received a $10,000 grant from The General Motors (GM) Foundation during their second annual Celebrity Charity Jeopardy event on April 28, 2017 in Austin, TX.

Veterans4Quality leaders joined three other area nonprofits in a lively game of Jeopardy that challenged GM division leaders and the nonprofit directors to answer questions about GM and each participating organization. In the end, each nonprofit received a $10,000 grant made possible by The GM Foundation.

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Bridge360 Makes Austin Business Journal's Top 25 List

February 6, 2017

Bridge360 is included as one of Austin's top twenty-five software firms according to the Austin Business Journal's, The List.

AUSTIN ― Bridge360, a custom software developer focused on solving complex application issues with superior quality assurance, is honored to break into the top twenty-five software firms on the Austin Business Journal’s, The List.

The 2017 ABJ list of software firms includes those developing their own proprietary products and contracted custom developers. Beyond software development and customization, most of these firms offer continued services such as product updates and Software-as-a-Service.

Bridge360’s commitment to excellence and ability to seamlessly blend into the client’s team are just a few deliverables contributing to their success and trajectory on The List.

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Bridge360 Celebrates 15 Years of Software Excellence

June 10, 2016
Austin Business Journal

Celebrating 15 Years!
 

Company stands test of time staying true to its mission: Quality Software = Client Delight

AUSTIN ― For the past 15 years, Bridge360 has been delivering the promise to protect their client's software releases, upgrade, conversions and creations by rigorously coding, testing and correcting defects before their customers find them.


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Bridge360, with Support of Community Technology Partners, Launches Nonprofit for Veterans

November 3, 2015
Veterans 4 Quality
 

Veterans4Quality™ proof of concept sees enough success to stand alone, graduating 62 veterans through the curriculum and on-the-job training program.

AUSTIN ― The software quality training program geared specifically for U.S. veterans, Veterans4Quality™, launched its fifth course with fall classes starting September 8th. In just one year, the program has provided instruction to 62 veterans; most of whom have already been placed into full-time jobs within the industry.

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