From a billion-dollar unicorn startup solving one of healthcare’s biggest problems to a leading global financial service firm’s innovation lab keeping your account convenient and secure, companies count on the Columbus Region and its workforce for their technology operations.
As employers around the world report challenges in finding IT talent, KLG Advisors determined the Columbus Region to be the top U.S. metro for IT staffing potential. The ranking is based on concentration of IT talent, growth of IT labor force, and university and college output.
And New Geography reported that the “critical fuel of tech growth—educated labor—is expanding faster in places like Columbus than in Boston, San Jose and San Francisco.”
Ohio State University food scientists may have achieved Mars Inc.’s quest for veggie-based blue dyes for M&Ms, Skittles and other candies.
Dublin has kicked off a pilot program that offers a micro-transit service to the community’s senior population. The city partnered with Columbus-headquartered transportation solution business SHARE for the service. Joanne Shelley, an urban designer for Dublin, described the program as a ride-sharing service that is in between public transportation such as busing and individual rides offered by... View Article
A sculpture made of abstract glass pieces glows on a platform at the entrance of The Forge, the name the smart-tech startup Pillar uses for its space on the edge of Downtown. “We ask people to say what it is. What do you see?” said Bob Myers, who is managing director of Pillar, an Accenture Industry... View Article
Healthcare startup acquired by McKesson for $1.1 billion
First-of-its-kind Client Center for Advanced Analytics
Leading big data solutions and services company
North American headquarters for Europe's largest e-payments provider
Innovation lab for the largest U.S. bank
Data analysis and business intelligence provider
No. 1 for tech talent among small markets —CBRE, 2017
No. 1 city for tech workers
Top 10 metro area for STEM jobs —CIO, 2016
Founded by a task force comprised of American Electric Power, Battelle, Cardinal Health, Huntington Bank, L Brands, Nationwide and OhioHealth, the Columbus Collaboratory is an advanced technology company focused on driving solutions in big data, analytics and cybersecurity
IBM has partnered with The Ohio State University on an all-new business and technology curricula to help students gain the latest skills in analytics upon locating its Client Center for Advanced Analytics in Dublin
American Electric Power became an industry leader in promoting private sector cooperation through its threat and information sharing program when it partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy and Lockheed Martin on its Cyber Security Operations Center