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Tools of the Trade: CardMunch keeps you connected

June 29, 2012 by

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

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Prairie Portrait: Derek Homann of LinkedIn

January 23, 2012 by

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

Companies 0

World-Herald: LinkedIn IPO results in millionaires in Omaha office

December 5, 2011 by

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

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