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, Turning 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 people work in technology in Northeast Ohio


1,600 qualified technology graduates annually

11 colleges

11 colleges, universities and education providers with technology courses


18% technology talent growth from 2016 – 2019


3,000+ technology businesses in Northeast Ohio

Available Sites

Team NEO RightSites North Jackson - McCluggag

North Jackson – McCluggage

A rectangle-shaped 92-acre site on three parcels for sale by a private owner, this property is half wooded and half farm land. Currently zoned as agricultural, the site sits along a divided access road between two industrial areas.

Team NEO RightSites Nelson Sand & Gravel

Nelson Sand & Gravel

The Nelson Sand & Gravel site, located halfway between Cleveland, OH and Erie, PA, is approximately 94 acres that can be subdivided as needed and is owned by a single owner.

Team NEO RightSites Louisville Ind Park

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.

Team NEO RightSites JAB

JAB Property, Ashtabula

The JAB property, located on just over 80 acres of publicly owned land in Ashtabula, is a prime site for industrial development.

Canton GO

Canton Ohio GO Site

172.4 Remaining Developable Acres.

Philipp Parkway Industrial Site

Philipp Parkway Industrial Site

100 Remaining Developable Acres.

CASTLO Industrial Park

CASTLO Industrial Park

47.5 Remaining Developable Acres.

Aero Site

Aero Site

410 Remaining Developable Acres.

massillon energy technology park

Massillon Energy & Technology Park

200 Remaining Developable Acres.

Wooster Innovation Park - West

Wooster Innovation Park – West

49.5 Remaining Developable Acres.

Beacon Business Park

Beacon Business Park

600 Remaining Developable Acres.

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401 Newell Street

36 Remaining Developable Acres.

The Northeast Ohio Region

Riverside Rail Park

21 Remaining Developable Acres.

The Northeast Ohio Region

Canton Industrial Land II

22 Remaining Developable Acres.

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Canton Industrial Land I

98 Remaining Developable Acres.

Warren BDM Brownfield

Warren BDM Brownfield

236 Remaining Developable Acres.

Trade Park

Trade Park

32 Remaining Developable Acres.

Rittman Industrial Park

Rittman Industrial Park

60 Remaining Developable Acres.

Ontario Commerce Park

Ontario Commerce Park

175 Remaining Developable Acres.

Ohio Wooster Innovation Park: Wooster 140

Ohio Wooster Innovation Park

40 Remaining Developable Acres.

Mercantile Drive

Mercantile Drive

32 Remaining Developable Acres.

Cuyahoga Valley Industrial

Cuyahoga Valley Industrial Center

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

bonner industrial park

Bonner Industrial Park

84 Remaining Developable Acres.

Bluestone business park

Bluestone Business Park

29 Remaining Developable Acres.

Alliance Commerce Park

Alliance Commerce Park

106 Remaining Developable Acres.

north central ohio industrial park

North Central Ohio Industrial Park

102 Remaining Developable Acres.

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Newcomerstown Ohio Industrial Park

97 remaining developable acres.

Airport West

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

Diebold Nixdorf Inc.1,260
Turning Technologies549
MRI Software504
Deloitte LLP and subsidiaries498
Park Place Technologies464
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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