Orlando Innovative Technologies

Innovative Technologies

Home to over 2,000 companies creating technology that shapes all aspects of the economy, Orlando fuses experience with ingenuity. Partnering with some of the country’s leading higher education institutions, powerhouse companies including Oracle, Electronic Arts Tiburon and Golf Channel have fostered an experienced workforce of over 30,000 employees with an average wage of roughly $70,000.

Driven by a superior quality of life, passionate creative culture and high value/low cost of operation, Orlando’s dynamic technology industry continues to propel the innovative economy.

This culmination of industry and education has exploded into a burgeoning tech ecosystem with the Southeast’s largest tech meetup group consisting of over 3,000 designers, entrepreneurs and investors bound together by creative workspaces, incubators, accelerators, events and supportive civic entities.

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FOCUS AREAS

  • Consumer Technology
  • Data Management & Analytics
  • Digital Media
  • E-Commerce
  • Film & Post Production Technology
  • Game & Mobile App Development
  • Software Development
  • Telecommunications

INDUSTRY LEADERS

  • AT&T Mobility
  • Bright House Networks
  • CenturyLink
  • Coleman
  • DiSTI Corporation
  • EA-Tiburon
  • FIS
  • Fiserv
  • GameSim Technologies, Inc.
  • Golf Channel
  • IDEAS
  • IZEA
  • LMG
  • Monster Media
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Pentaho, a Hitachi Systems Company
  • PowerDMS, Inc.
  • Purple, Rock, Scissors
  • SAP
  • SunGard Public Sector
  • Veritas
  • XOS Digital

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Sheena Fowler
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In The News

Behind the scenes of the most visited destination in the world, Orlando’s entertainment ecosystem has fostered a thriving game technology industry. Fueled by the creative minds behind world-class entertainment technology, Orlando ranked No. 1 Metro with the Most STEM Job Growth and No. 2 Best City for Gamers. With year-over-year growth in tech jobs at 149%, a median age of 37, and one of the most unique communities for independent game developers in the county, Orlando is on the verge of explosive growth in its game technology sector.

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Orlando ranks six among Forbes’ 15 Best Big Cities for Jobs in 2018. Forbes cited Orlando’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) job growth in recent years as one contributing factor, explaining “Orlando (is) actually now adding STEM jobs at a faster clip than the Bay Area metros”. So how much faster than the rest of the country is Orlando’s tech economy growing? And what is fueling this surge? A quick dive into occupation data reveals answers specific to Orlando’s STEM[1] job growth since 2010.

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