Cornstalks reminder and video of Matt Galligan’s presentation

A quick reminder about Cornstalks tonight at the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce's downtown building (1301 Harney Street). Cornstalks is a group for pre-seed and seed entrepreneurs with high-growth companies. Drinks and snacks will be served at 6:30 followed by the formal program at 7:30 p.m. This month we will be hearing from Dr. Mike

A quick reminder about Cornstalks tonight at the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce‘s downtown building (1301 Harney Street). Cornstalks is a group for pre-seed and seed entrepreneurs with high-growth companies.

Drinks and snacks will be served at 6:30 followed by the formal program at 7:30 p.m.

This month we will be hearing from Dr. Mike McGinnis, executive director of the Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI). Prior to assuming his position at PKI in June 2009, Dr. McGinnis served as the executive director of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center at Old Dominion University for three years, following a seven year tenure as professor and head of the Department of Systems Engineering Department at West Point, New York. Dr. Mike McGinnis will be speaking on the mission of PKI and some of their programs.

Below is the video of February’s speaker, Matt Galligan, CEO and co-founder of SimpleGeo. SimpleGeo is based out of Boulder, Colorado and provides comprehensive solutions to enable location-based services in mobile, web and desktop applications. Matt previously founded Socialthing, a company that was chosen to be part of the inaugural year of TechStars.

Check out the video to hear Matt share his startup experiences, reflect on Socialthing’s sale to AOL in 2008, and talk about what’s next for geolocation mobile services.

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