Technology Association of Nebraska

A statewide organization dedicated to strengthen Nebraska’s technology ecosystem.

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This cultivation of industry leaders is committed to pioneering technology expansions and grow world class companies in Nebraska.

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What is TAN?

The Technology Association of Nebraska (TAN) is a statewide organization dedicated to strengthen Nebraska’s technology ecosystem. This cultivation of industry leaders are committed to strengthening Nebraska’s reputation as a tech-sound state to grow world-class companies, retain top high-tech talent and pioneer technology expansions into the state’s 21st century.

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Be an active voice to raise the profile of technology to key stakeholders and measure its impact to Nebraska.


Develop partnerships and platforms for technical education advancements in secondary and post-secondary schools.

Development & Recruitment

Increase the flow of qualified and diverse talent for the growing job opportunities in Nebraska.


Be a voice of reason to impact legislative and educational policy to keep the pace and ensure sustainability.

What is Tech?

Technology is all around us everywhere we look. Yet many perceive technology to only impact technology related businesses and industries. This is simply not true – technology is a tool and driving force in every industry. Look here what technology is in these industries, how it impacts them, and how it will impact our future.

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Average Median Salary for Tech Jobs in Nebraska

Tech Jobs in Nebraska


Percent of Tech Jobs in Companies in Nebraska


Projected Growth in Tech Jobs over 10 years


TAN Information Sessions on May 25

In order to spread awareness of TAN’s background and mission, Executive Director Stan Pierce and TAN Board President Joseph Knecht will hold informational sessions in North Platte, Kearney, and Grand Island throughout the day. No RSVPs and required to attend the... read more

Welcome from the Executive Director

Hello, It is with great excitement that I introduce myself to you as the new executive director of the Technology Association of Nebraska, or, as you will likely be hearing it be called, TAN. I bring more than 33 years of experience working in the financial and... read more

Non-profit to support, grow Nebraska’s tech talent

APRIL 21, 2016 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—An advisory council of high-level Information Technology (IT) business executives formed by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) two years ago has now branched off and incorporated as the non-profit Technology... read more

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What People Are Saying

Virtual Incision

“If Nebraska does nothing to advance in terms of technology, it will quickly be left behind.”

Shane Farritor, PHD, MS

Co-Founder & CTO, Virtual Incision

Quantified Ag

“Today we produce a lot more and we do it with a lot less resources and that’s not about to change and we do that through the use of technology.”

Vishal Singh

Founder & CEO, Quantified Ag

Nebraska Information Technology Commission - Office of the Chief Information Officer

“I think the biggest misconception is that we don’t have a tech industry. We have a huge tech industry. There is demand FAR outpacing the supply.”

Ed Toner

CIO, State of Nebraska

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TAN is actively seeking industry and government partners to help drive the vision of the organization.

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