Connector and community builder, Jeff Slobotski shares what community means to him and what inspires him to build stronger communities, including a commitment to a vibrant entrepreneurial and creative ecosystem, evident in the founding of Silicon Prairie News, the Big Omaha conference, and efforts now at the Millwork Commons development in north downtown, all aimed at enriching the quality of our communal lives.
For more than a decade, uber connector, community builder, and entrepreneur Jeff Slobotski has celebrated and championed entrepreneurs and community throughout the Midwest. His relationships, ideas, and collaborative nature are evident in his influence in the region’s entrepreneurial and community ecosystem. Notable endeavors include Silicon Prairie News, the Big Omaha & Big Kansas City conferences, Router Ventures, and now his work at the Millwork Commons development in north downtown Omaha. Slobotski’s efforts in a region formerly known as "flyover country" have been highlighted by the acclaimed author Seth Godin, The New York Times, CNN, TIME, Inc., Fast Company, Forbes, and Kiplinger magazines.