Insight from the experts.

JobsOhio’s managing directors and other senior level team members are experts in business and industry with decades of experience at some of the world’s leading companies. Our executives regularly publish blogs that provide valuable insight, expert commentary and general information about topics relevant to Ohio economic development. Their thought leadership helps business leaders – both those in Ohio and those thinking about coming to Ohio – learn about and understand the benefits of doing business in Ohio.

Honda Partners with Marysville to Test Smart Intersection Technology

Honda Partners with Marysville to Test Smart Intersection Technology

Public-Private Partnerships in Ohio Benefit Companies Involved with Autonomous/Connected Vehicle Technologies
Jonathon Bridges, director of automotive, JobsOhio
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Honda partnered with the city of Marysville in a pilot project testing its new “smart intersection” technology. The collaboration between Honda and Marysville is just one of several examples showing the value of public-private partnerships, something very much encouraged in Ohio.

A Taste of Leadership: Why Food and Flavoring Companies Can’t Resist Ohio

A Taste of Leadership: Why Food and Flavoring Companies Can’t Resist Ohio

Ohio’s concentration of food companies, R&D resources and markets have been giving companies a competitive edge for generations.
Andrea Enders, manager of business development and project management, REDI Cincinnati
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Companies that want to make their food products more desirable than other brands need to be looking to Ohio. Ohio’s booming food and agribusiness industry consists of an end-to-end food value chain and a multifaceted infrastructure for quick and affordable access to consumers and suppliers. As consumer trends and preferences continue to evolve, companies can collaborate, innovate and produce many of the world’s most widely available food and beverage products – all from Ohio!

Proximity to Aerospace Cluster Drives Dedienne to Choose Ohio

Proximity to Aerospace Cluster Drives Dedienne to Choose Ohio

Ohio’s strong aerospace industry sparks international interest
Tim Sweeney, director, JobsOhio
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Dedienne Aerospace is an international company that sought to be closer to its aerospace customers in the Midwest. When the company began evaluating locations for its second U.S. facility, Ohio’s economic development team quickly engaged the company. After learning about Ohio’s robust aerospace and aviation industry, Dedienne confidently made its decision.

Insurance Industry Showing Strong Innovation in Ohio

Insurance Industry Showing Strong Innovation in Ohio

Insurtech companies in Ohio benefit from talent, collaboration and cost advantages
Terry Gore, Director of Financial Services
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The insurance industry is undergoing a major transformation, and Ohio is leading the revolution. Emerging technologies, such as big data, wearable devices and artificial intelligence, are changing consumer expectations and preferences and forcing the insurance industry to change with them.

Is Your Company Eligible for the JobsOhio R&D Center Grant?

JobsOhio grant helps corporations invest in new R&D centers
Andrew Deye, managing director, JobsOhio
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The JobsOhio Research and Development (R&D) Center Grant program was created to facilitate the research, development and commercialization of new products and services in Ohio. If your company meets the criteria for qualification, you may be eligible. Find out if you do.

Ohio Innovates and Collaborates to Build Future Cybersecurity Workforce

Ohio Innovates and Collaborates to Build Future Cybersecurity Workforce

Education programs and hands-on cyber competitions across the state draw interest in Ohio’s cybersecurity careers
Ted Griffith, managing director of IT, JobsOhio
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Threats of cyberattacks and data breaches continue to grow for businesses and organizations of all sizes. As a result, Ohio, and the country as a whole, have developed a need for cybersecurity professionals to defend against cyber criminals. As Ohio takes steps toward becoming a national technology hub, educational institutions, businesses and state organizations are collaborating to provide innovative education and training in cybersecurity to establish a talent pipeline for technology professionals.