Columbus, OH – Exceptional Innovation, Inc. (EI) is renovating its existing Westerville facility and strengthening its existing workforce as part of a $1.4 million investment in the company. To help support the company’s global expansion initiatives, the company will add new jobs in Westerville to develop, test and implement new interactive television hardware products and software platform features for the hospitality industry. The Westerville facility will now serve as EI’s Technology headquarters.
“Over our 10 years of operation in Westerville, regional resources have been critical to our growth and success as a technology company,” said Seale Moorer, chairman and chief executive officer of Exceptional Innovation, Inc. “Westerville and the Columbus Region are home to some of the top technical and professional talent we need to grow our business in the U.S. to support hoteliers globally.”
Columbus 2020 and officials from Westerville began working with EI in May 2014 as the company began exploring ways to grow its business. Programs and services within the Columbus Region, along with support from JobsOhio, proved valuable as EI managed new growth. The project demonstrates the ability of Westerville, the Columbus Region and the state of Ohio to support businesses that compete in the global market.
“Exceptional Innovation is a clear example of the entrepreneurial spirit that flourishes in Westerville, and we’re thrilled to see them establish their technology business here,” said Jason Bechtold, economic development administrator, City of Westerville. “It’s been a pleasure to watch Mr. Moorer take new ideas and grow them into a thriving company right here in our own community.”
The investment will include renovation of the company’s offices at 480 Olde Worthington Rd. and the new jobs will include a variety of administrative, operations and executive positions along with technical positions such as software developers, quality assurance analysts and hardware engineers. Hiring will begin in January 2016.
About Exception Innovation. Inc.
Exceptional Innovation Inc. is a software development, hardware design and manufacturing, and professional services organization that designs, builds, and implements interactive television and WiFi services solutions for the hospitality market. At the core of every solution is a robust technology platform that uses open standards for rapid application development and seamless integration of multiple systems to create an engaging interactive experience for the end user. Learn more at ExceptionalInnovation.com.