Since December 2010 Omahype has promoted 8,625 events at 87 venues in the Omaha area, posted hundreds of editorial pieces (including interviews, critical reviews and photo essays) on our blog, thrown five events, sponsored dozens of others and even created a cat calendar. This is just the beginning.
Will Silvey Simons
Editor-in-Chief / Co-founder
Through journalism and plenty of firsthand participation, Will's been active within the local creative community for the better half of a decade. He's currently the chief editor at Omahype and a not half bad songwriter.
Art Director / Co-founder
Cody Peterson designs and develops websites and applications for clients and personal projects. With Omahype, he hopes to help build tools that help make Omaha a more fun place to live and visit.
Co-Founder & Editorial Contributor
Laura is the driving force behind the band The Mynabirds. She's proud to call Omaha her home, and is continually amazed by the bravery and innovation of local artists, musicians, performers, designers, stylists, and entrepreneurs all over town. She feels lucky to be a part of such a welcoming, supportive community, and loves giving some of that support back through Omahype.
Co-founder / Creative Advisor
Dave Nelson is the founder and creative director of SecretPenguin, a boutique ad agency. Dave traveled the world for 7 years skateboarding plus doing graphic design and marketing for some of the companies he was endorsed by. An Omaha native, Dave moved back to be with his family, focus on his business and enjoy being a part of the Omaha community.