With a 2 Year Revenue Growth of 208%, Operation Technology Continues to Lead in the digital marketing and SEO industry.

March 15, 2022

Inc 5000 Regional Midwest Winner Operation TechnologyChicago — Inc. Magazine today revealed Operation Technology is ranked No. 51 on the annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest List for fastest growing private companies, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the Midwest. Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Midwest region economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses.

Operation Technology is a top Chicago, Illinois digital marketing agency providing digital marketing services including web design services, SEO consulting, paid advertisement management and local SEO services.

“We’re very honored to be a part of this respected award from Inc 5000 and reminded that our dedication and hard work doesn’t go unnoticed. Our SUPER talented team works hard to create successful online marketing campaigns that help increase our client’s online visibility, so we are all incredibly proud to be included on this Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest list of fastest growing companies. We wouldn’t be here without our clients and partners, so I want to thank them all for their help in achieving this award.” said Brad Fogel, CEO of Operation Technology. “Operation Technology’s focus on growth and marketing innovation will continue to provide new opportunities to lead the way in the booming digital marketing industry.”

More organizations have been turning to online marketing as a way to increase sales and customer retention during the COVID-19 pandemic with less foot traffic within brick-and-mortar stores. Search engine optimization and website design have been a big driver of increasing sales as more businesses move online to promote their company.

About Operation Technology

​​Founded in 2009, Operation Technology is an award-winning SEO and web design agency utilizing a talented team of digital marketers and advanced technology that takes businesses to new heights online. Operation Technology helps companies grow revenues and increase brand exposure. Operation Technology is headquartered in downtown Chicago. For more information, visit www.operationtechnology.com.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals

The companies on this list show a remarkable rate of growth across all industries in the Midwest region. Between 2018 and 2020, these 144 private companies had an average growth rate of 147% percent and, in 2020 alone, they added 19,821 jobs and nearly $11.7 billion to the Midwest region’s economy. Companies based in the Chicago, Illinois, Noblesville, Indiana, and Overland Park, Kansas, areas had the highest growth rate overall.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals Midwest, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, metro area, and other criteria, can be found at inc.com/midwest starting March 15, 2022.


The 2022 Inc. 5000 Regional are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2018 and 2020. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2020 is $1 million.

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