Local Tech Heroes

Our mission is to empower all students to realize their potential by challenging them to solve big problems in their communities using emerging technologies.

We design and run educational programming to bring together local students and local business, fostering innovative solutions to real problems our communities face everyday.

Thank you for visiting our site, be sure to poke around and learn a lot! And yes, we are a 501(c)3 tax-exempt charity!


Find the latest and greatest Local Tech Heroes stories on our News page. You'll find out what we've been up to and where to find us next!


The goal of our Local Tech Heroes programs is to offer no-cost, innovative experiences infused with tech and service to as many students as possible throughout the year.

Be Involved

Be involved in the LTH mission by becoming a Sponsor, Mentor, Host, Volunteer, or Donor for our programs! Click below to learn more about how you can contribute and make a difference.

About Us

Local Tech Heroes is a 501(c)3 exempt charity started in 2017 by Kris Kling and Will Nickley in Columbus, Ohio. Click below to learn about their experience and the inspiration for starting LTH!

Contact us to learn more!

Contact us to learn more about our Programs, how you can get involved, and answers to your questions!

Thank You, Supporters!

Since early 2017, we have had the support of countless generous individuals and several local businesses. As Sponsors, Mentors, Hosts, Volunteers and Donors, our supporters help build the Local Tech Heroes network for our students. Thank you!