Information Technology

Northeast Ohio: Programmed for tech success.

From blockchain to big data, tech companies have tremendous opportunity in Northeast Ohio.

The Northeast Ohio Region’s renowned family of tech companies includes OnBase by Hyland, TMW Systems, TOA Technologies, Overdrive, Knotice, MRI, Virtual Hold, Snap-On, BrandMuscle, and MCPc.

Tech companies benefit from many competitive advantages in the Northeast Ohio Region, including our rich and diverse customer base, strong talent pipeline, and low cost of doing business.

The region’s robust support infrastructure encourages innovation and helps connect companies to early-stage capital. Organizations such as the Northeast Ohio Software Association advocate for the industry and work to attract more talent to the Northeast Ohio region, whereas regional organizations like RITE and ConxusNEO promote IT talent development and support connections between businesses, higher education, and talent.

The Northeast Ohio Region boasts a number of business incubators supporting tech start-ups. The Youngstown Business Incubator, with its unique focus on tech start-ups, was named one of the top 25 incubators in the world and the number one high-impact incubation program in North America.

Download our resource guide and learn more about the information technology industry within the Northeast Ohio Region.

Michael Lalich

Connected companies. Connected partners. Focused on the future.

The Northeast Ohio Region’s manufacturing legacy is undeniable – and so is its future. We’re building on a strong foundation to advance industry 4.0 technologies. 

Information Technology Ecosystem in Northeast Ohio

28,000

28,000 people work in technology in Northeast Ohio

1,600

1,600 qualified technology graduates annually

11 colleges

11 colleges, universities and education providers with technology courses

18%

18% technology talent growth from 2016 – 2019

3,000+

3,000+ technology businesses in Northeast Ohio

Available Sites

Massillon Energy & Technology Park
Stark

Massillon Energy & Technology Park

Macedonia Industrial Land
Summit

Macedonia Industrial Land

401 Newell Street
Summit

401 Newell Street

Millcreek Blvd.
Cuyahoga

22000 Millcreek Blvd.

Airport West Industrial Park
Richland

Airport West Industrial Park

NASA Armstrong Site
Erie

NASA Armstrong Site

Cuyahoga County Regional Airport
Cuyahoga

Cuyahoga County Regional Airport

Akron Fulton Airport
Summit

Akron Fulton Airport

Akron Canton Regional Airport Aerial View
Summit

Akron Canton Regional Airport

Olmsted Joint Economic Development District
Cuyahoga

Olmsted Joint Economic Development District

The joint Economic Development District (Olmsted JEDD) of Olmsted Township and City of Olmsted Falls has a site of 80 acres for industrial development. Additional acreage for expansion is available. The property is zoned for light industrial/distribution and utilities are available.

Team NEO RightSites Louisville Ind Park
Stark

Louisville Industrial Park

This site was home to the former Chesapeake/Encino Energy Corp office. It has over 170 contiguous, developable acres expandable up to 261 acres.

Canton GO
Stark

Canton Ohio GO Site

172.4 Remaining Developable Acres.

Philipp Parkway Industrial Site
Portage

Philipp Parkway Industrial Site

100 Remaining Developable Acres.

Aero Site
Richland

Aero Site

410 Remaining Developable Acres.

massillon energy technology park
Stark

Massillon Energy & Technology Park

200 Remaining Developable Acres.

Wooster Innovation Park - West
Wayne

Wooster Innovation Park – West

49.5 Remaining Developable Acres.

Beacon Business Park
Lorain

Beacon Business Park

600 Remaining Developable Acres.

The Northeast Ohio Region
Summit

401 Newell Street

36 Remaining Developable Acres.

The Northeast Ohio Region
Summit

Riverside Rail Park

21 Remaining Developable Acres.

The Northeast Ohio Region
Stark

Canton Industrial Land II

22 Remaining Developable Acres.

The Northeast Ohio Region
Stark

Canton Industrial Land I

98 Remaining Developable Acres.

Rittman Industrial Park
Wayne

Rittman Industrial Park

60 Remaining Developable Acres.

Ontario Commerce Park
Richland

Ontario Commerce Park

175 Remaining Developable Acres.

Ohio Wooster Innovation Park: Wooster 140
Wayne

Ohio Wooster Innovation Park

40 Remaining Developable Acres.

Mercantile Drive
Lake

Mercantile Drive

32 Remaining Developable Acres.

Cuyahoga Valley Industrial
Cuyahoga

Cuyahoga Valley Industrial Center

The Cuyahoga Valley Industrial Center is adjacent to I-77.

bonner industrial park
Geauga

Bonner Industrial Park

84 Remaining Developable Acres.

Bluestone business park
Cuyahoga

Bluestone Business Park

29 Remaining Developable Acres.

Alliance Commerce Park
Stark

Alliance Commerce Park

106 Remaining Developable Acres.

north central ohio industrial park
Huron

North Central Ohio Industrial Park

102 Remaining Developable Acres.

newcomerstown site aerial view
Tuscarawas

Newcomerstown Ohio Industrial Park

97 remaining developable acres.

Airport West
Richland

Airport West Industrial Park

70 Remaining Developable Acres.

Colleges, universities, and education providers offering information technology related areas of study.

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Lakeland Community College

Information Technology Workforce Data

Top 10 Information Technology Employers in Northeast Ohio

CompanyEmployees
Hyland1,767
Diebold Nixdorf Inc.1,260
Turning Technologies549
MRI Software504
Deloitte LLP and subsidiaries498
Park Place Technologies464
Accenture400
Foundation Software/Payroll4Construction344
Pomeroy Technologies LLC250
Regency Technologies199
Source: Crain’s

Top 10 Information Technology Occupations in Northeast Ohio

OccupationEmployed in Industry
Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers5,292
Computer Systems Analysts2,222
Computer User Support Specialists1,754
Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel1,098
Customer Service Representatives1,090
Computer and Information Systems Managers987
Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other814
Computer Occupations, All Other734
Network and Computer Systems Administrators730
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists688
Source: D&B Hoovers 
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9.3K+

Certificates

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12.3K+

Associate’s Degrees

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21K+

Bachelor’s Degrees

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9.3K+

Graduate Degrees

Case Study

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of its entry into the United States and the establishment of Cleveland & the Northeast Ohio Region for its North American headquarters.

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Mike Lalich

Mike Lalich

Director Business Development, Team NEO

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