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4385_de8eb8fd71_small June 29, 2012 by John T. Meyer

Spring has officially turned to summer and for me that finally means a chance to catch up on all that networking. After a busy spring of attending conferences like SXSW Interactive, Big Omaha and Blogworld NY the stack of business cards begins to pile up (below). In the haze of a conference you exchange lots of cards but often let that stack … read more

3491_2d5f2158f1_small January 23, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines Bio: Product Specialist at LinkedIn, budding entrepreneur, soon to be first time dad (expecting my first child in June), nerd. | Title: Product Specialist at LinkedIn | Age: 28 | City: Omaha, Neb. | Silicon Prairie News: What are some of your daily responsibilities in your position at LinkedIn? Derek Homann: Currently I work really closely with our Product and Marketing teams to help analyze the impact their products have on the Customer Operations team. I also help train the Support team on new products and features we roll out. Most recently I also started working on the Community team that helps provide Customer Service via Twitter, Facebook … read more

3265_7337803ec7_small December 5, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha According to an Omaha World-Herald article on Sunday, since LinkedIn became publicly traded in May, a number of employees at its Omaha office have benefited from the move. World-Hearld reporter Ross Boettcher writes: "And as it turns out, LinkedIn's user base wasn't the only thing that grew into the millions. After the company became publicly traded, a number of Omaha-based LinkedIn employees — estimated to be about 10 — instantly became … read more

March 31, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 49th Opportunities on the Prairie today with positions from Nebraska Global / Don't Panic Labs in Lincoln and Anderson Partners, Bemis Center… read more

March 17, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

We're excited to bring you our 47th Opportunities on the Prairie today with positions from Lyconic, Bozell, Swanson Russell, Bailey Lauerman and LinkedIn in Omaha, Nebraska Global… read more

March 27, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha A couple Fridays ago, about 60 Midlands Venture Forum members and non-members gathered over the lunch hour to hear April Kelly, Director of the LinkedIn Service Center, present on ways to harness the power of social networking sites. At ... read more

March 24, 2009 by Dusty Davidson

Omaha Several months back, Silicon Prairie News gave away a handful of tickets to the AIM Institute's Web 2.0 Series featuring Jimmy Hendricks of Jimmy's experience in Omaha was so positive, that he's back for ... read more

March 19, 2009 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha It's not too late to register for tomorrow's Midlands Venture Forum Educational Lunch Session, held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room of Security National Bank, 1120 S. 101st St. April ... read more

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