Growing the tech talent base, enhancing R&D tax treatments, and better connectedness with legislators lead the list of interests of tech leaders in Cleveland and Cincinnati.
In a joint survey with The Circuit, Cincinnati’s IT association, we asked tech leaders in our respective regions, CIOs and entrepreneurs, to share their thoughts on different issues affecting the industry. The Ohio Tech Leaders: 2015 Tech Issues Report offers insight into that survey.
We also asked for their general impression on the state’s support for the industry. But more on that in a minute.
As we near year-end, there is a lot being written about health insurance, the experience of small business owners and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on rates and access to health insurance. “As I talk to my colleagues that work with small businesses across the country, increasing costs and increasing regulatory burdens are a theme among small business owners,” said Steve Millard, President and Executive Director of COSE.