Ryan Hobert

Digital Strategist | Data Storyteller

Big Omaha Conference 2013


Kaneko Omaha Nebraska

This year I attended Big Omaha to listen to speakers come from all over to share their story.

Big Omaha Day One

Tony Conrad


Tony Conrad is both a founder and an investor. He is the founder/CEO of Sphere & about.me, and also a part of Founding Team True Ventures, Investor Automattic (WordPress), MakerBot, and Blue Bottle.¬†Conrad’s focus at Big Omaha was to motivate its attendees to not start companies, but to start movements. He mentioned that people shouldn’t be just thinking about how to start a business, but instead think bigger and think about how it will change the world. He asked the audience to ask themselves, “How does my product impact the world?” and “How does this product capture imagination?” This was a great point because people are looking for the back-story to businesses today and why said company is different from all the other companies out there.