TECH BY 20 exists to support the development of a vibrant technology ecosystem along the I-20 corridor of North Louisiana.

TECH BY 20 is by a membership based association of businesses, non-profits and educational institutions that support this mission.   It is a program of the North Louisiana Economic Partnership, which believes TECH BY 20 can play an integral role in the transition of our regional economy to a knowledge-based economy.


We strategize on talent recruitment needs and help develop regional business and professional connections.


We help spark interests among regional youth in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) programs.


We support the idea of community by sparking interest in the future of the workforce of the world.


We help market local technology-focused events, along with marketing our membership achievements to regional, state, and global audiences.



Industry Base

North Louisiana boasts a diverse industry base.   CSRA has located their state-of-the-art Integrated Technology Center (ITC) in Bossier City, and our region is home to the headquarters of the third largest telecom carrier, CenturyLink, as well as significant healthcare facilities and regional banking centers.

Government Incentives

Strong incentives offered by the State of Louisiana have supported the rapid growth of companies that innovate.   Incentives exist for R&D, technology, digital interactive media development, angel investment and quality jobs, among other critical areas of capital investment.

Expanding Cybersecurity Roles

With the Cyber Innovation Center and the National Cyber Research Park, built to support the growing importance cyberspace has on our national security and housed next door to Barksdale Air Force Base, the area is rapidly developing into a thriving cyber ecosystem.


TECH BY 20 is a coalition of companies that have a common need for technology-skilled talent in North Louisiana.   We encourage you to take the time to explore each of our members below, because you may be surprised to discover the wide range of industries we have as influencers and patrons of technology.   If you find a company you are interested in, connect with them directly through their profile below.

APS Payroll

Our mission is to provide exceptional workforce technology and services that simplify the lives of our clients’ employees, managers, and administrators.


As the first truly modern media company, AT&T has been changing the way people live, work and play for the past 140 years. Our legacy of innovation sparked the invention of the transistor, the solar cell, the communications satellite and machine learning.


The mission of Bossier Parish Community College is to promote attainment of educational goals within the community and strengthen the regional economy.

Calumet Specialty Products Partners

Calumet Specialty Products Partnersis a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Calumet is vertically integrated and holds a comprehensive portfolio of branded products for use in commercial, industrial, and consumer applications.

Central Oil and Supply

Founded in 1935, Central Oil and Supply is one of the largest fully integrated petroleum distributors in the United States.


EATEL offers data back-up and recovery services to the business community through our data center product line


A professional services company providing computer solutions and services for small to medium businesses, as well as large corporations, government, medical and educational facilities.


Partnering with government, defense, the intelligence community, industry leaders and cutting-edge technology companies, we deliver solutions that make a difference – helping our customers to advance mission performance, transform operations and discover opportunities to build a better future.

Louisiana Tech

As a selective-admissions, comprehensive public university, Louisiana Tech is committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and workforce/economic development.

LSU Shreveport

From its humble beginnings in 1967, Louisiana State University in Shreveport has become a pivotal force in the upcoming and thriving Shreveport-Bossier area. With its stellar faculty and devoted staff, LSUS' Mission is to educate and promote critical thinking for its well-rounded students.

Magee Resource Group

Helping Hospitals and Companies Become Great by Introducing them to the Right People


MOEbiz reduces costs, increases efficiency and consolidates office service providers for companies through managing printers, copiers, phone systems and information technology.

North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP)

An Accredited Economic Development Organization, we provide professional economic development services to North Louisiana, including lead generation and prospect management.

Northwestern State University

Northwestern State University is a responsive, student-oriented institution that is committed to the creation, dissemination, and acquisition of knowledge through teaching, research, and service.

Praeses LLC

Praeses is a leader in software development and services, offering proven and consistent business solutions to customers in both the public and private sectors.


Vaco matches consulting solutions, project and direct hire professionals with the talent and resource needs of clients across all industries, in the functional areas of accounting and finance, technology and operations.

Xentient Technology

XenTech specializes in software development and maintenance of legacy applications. We support multiple operating systems, and we deliver cost-effective software for desktops, servers, mobile platforms, and IoT devices.