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4173_0ec9585381_small May 30, 2012 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha A tweet earlier this month yielded a couple dozen congratulatory replies for Omaha developer Zach Leatherman. After spending six years with one of Omaha's largest corporations, Union Pacific, Leatherman (left, with wife, Traci) announced he is making a move to work with Boston-based Filament Group. The six-person design studio is, according to our tipster, John Henry Müller of What Cheer, a "force pushing the web forward." In September, for example, Filament was responsible for the … read more

3929_1cba71514f_small April 6, 2012 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Silicon Prairie News: You've worn a couple different hats during your tenure at UP. What do you enjoy most about your latest gig, as a front end architect? | Zach Leatherman: I love building stuff. It's the process of creation that gets me up in the morning. But what's the point of building something in a vacuum? It's far more satisfying to have an impact, to create something that will be used by others. Union Pacific creates an opportunity to make an impact every day with software that's used by their 40,000-plus employees. | SPN: From the looks of things, you're tinkering with several fun side projects. What's your elevator pitch for the latest and greatest of those? … read more

3137_3e0e3c1218_small November 9, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

What is Prairie Moves? – Published Tuesdays (one day late this week) and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next … read more

2539_30cb65a4cf_small July 20, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Published every Tuesday (one day late this week), Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions …  read more

1713_a9ed669775_small February 1, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by David Sim via Flickr) Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how… read more

1688_9942143481_small January 25, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by Mark Michaelis via Flickr) Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we… read more

1635_ffd2421df6_small January 11, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

(Photo by ActiveSteve via Flickr.) Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of… read more

1532_2c952c1dd6_small December 14, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. read more

1282_546329ccf6_small September 23, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Call Spinner, a phone number that when called pairs you up with another random caller, launched nearly two weeks ago at the second Startup Weekend Omaha, September 10-12. Not only did the team of four take away the competition's top prize of $300, but they kept and have continued to work on their service.  read more

1256_145dfc498b_small September 13, 2010 by Danny Schreiber

Omaha Congrats to Call Spinner for taking home top honors at Startup Weekend Omaha, a 54-hour event challenging attendees to present ideas, form teams, plan, implement, and then finally present their just-born startup to a panel of judges. Second place was awarded to Everpresent, a web and smartphone app that prompts you to record important moments… read more

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