Design. Build. Grow.

Wide Open Technologies is a small but mighty group of digital tool builders who live and work by the beach in Wilmington, NC. Our super talented crew of developers, designers, technology architects and consultants work collaboratively, in-house, on every project to bring emerging and enterprise-level tech to growing businesses. We turn your tech problems into progress and bright ideas into functional products.

John Cornelius

John Cornelius

Founder | CEO

John has over 20 years of web and software development experience, including building robust platforms for financial exchanges. He founded Wide Open Technologies over 15 years ago to bring his enterprise-level software experience to small and medium-sized businesses.

Kelly Brintle

Kelly Brintle


15 years of web development experience with a specialization in e-commerce projects and software for franchises. Kelly has worked with numerous software platforms and frameworks.

Scott Haeger

Scott Haeger

Senior Full-Stack Developer

Scott brings 18+ years of software and web development experience to the table, with expertise in application development, integration, and enterprise architecture in cloud-based environments. He’s about designing and executing solutions that result in reduced costs and increased efficiencies.

Experienced. Talented.

Every detail developed in-house by the sea.

Why? Because in-house production ensures the quality of our code is top-notch, our jobs are completed faster, directions are communicated accurately, and when you call, you talk directly to the developer working on your project. A novel idea, right? We love what we do and we’d love to show you how our digital workshop can help you build your business and develop your ideas.

"The team listened to my needs and built me the platform I needed, right on budget. No option here for 6 stars, so they get 5!"

– Iain F.

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