Located on the Georgia/South Carolina border, the city of Augusta, GA lies on the Savannah River. The Augusta metro is home to approximately 580,000 residents in seven counties. The City of Augusta is the center point of the region. Within 60 miles of downtown, the population surpasses
more than 1 million residents and includes both Georgia and South Carolina.
Best known for hosting The Masters golf tournament each spring, The Greater Augusta Region is home to a large variety of technology and “tech-enabled” companies, educational institutions, government facilities and startups in industries such as CyberSecurity/CyberDefense, Health IT,
Software Development, Transportation Technology, Energy and more. The region has the 2nd highest growth in technology in the state of Georgia.
Located approximately 100 miles southwest of Atlanta in West Central Georgia and East Central Alabama, the Greater Columbus, Georgia Region is home to approximately 316,000 residents and an available workforce of 130,000 people.
As an integral part of the Southeastern U.S. economy, Columbus is an emerging center for technology in Georgia. A number of technology and “tech-enabled” companies, colleges and startups are driving innovation in industries such as Aerospace, Financial Services, Health IT, Manufacturing and more.
Middle Georgia Region is the metropolitan area located near the geographic center of the state and is anchored by the cities of Macon, Warner Robins and Fort Valley.
As the home of over 440,000 people and the birthplace of several nationally-renowned recording artists, the region is also “making music” when it comes to innovation.
Lead by its companies, highly-rated colleges and governmental facilities, the region serves as an emerging center for Aerospace, Health IT, Logistics, Transportation Technology, and more.
Athens, Georgia is the quintessential college town boasting several colleges and universities including the internationally esteemed University of Georgia (UGA). The city is at the center of a seven county area in Northeast Georgia and home to approximately 193,317 residents.
A major hub for musical, dance, theatrical, and artistic talents, the region has an impressive entrepreneurial and start-up tech scene vibrant local industries including Advanced Manufacturing, Health IT, Software Development, Transportation Technology, and more.
Charles Freund of FLEETCOR
Lt. Col. Waldo Waldman
Chris Berry of PDI Software
Cybercrime is a constantly evolving threat to business, with criminals using fast-evolving and increasingly sophisticated methods to attack critical information. Corporations in most every vertical, from Banks to Healthcare to Telecom, are having to enlist experts with the expertise to keep up with the threats.
Georgia is home to some of the world’s most impressive Information Security companies and a strong Information Security cluster, which includes industry giants such as IBM, Verizon Business, and Dell SecureWorks.
The Technology Association of Georgia estimates Georgia to be third in the nation in the Information Security cluster, based on overall industry revenue.
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