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    December 7, 2008

    Dusty was selected as one of the 2008 entrepreneurs, executives and business professionals under the age of 40 in the greater Omaha/Council Bluffs area.The Midlands Business Journal chooses 40 individuals each year to honor their accomplishments and hard work.Selection is based on creative leadership and growth of the organization or department the person works with.

    A picture of Dusty and the short bio included below will be in the current issue of the Midlands Business Journal.


    Dusty Davidson BrightMix, 27

    As one of the co-founders of a growing Web development company BrightMix, Dusty Davidson launched a product called TripleSeat during the first year in business; TripleSeat is a service providing a new option for businesses in the restaurant industry and is meeting goals of steady, organic growth.

    Davidson and BrightMix co-founder Kevin Zink sought to bring their vision of business to fruition, and their company took shape from origins in consulting from a home office, leading to a move this year into a midtown office.

    BrightMix has provided internships for students and has grown in employees and revenue since it got off the ground in 2007.Not only is Davidson an entrepreneur, he is involved in the promotion of other Omaha entrepreneurs via several projects: He helps run the Web site Silicon Prairie News, which spotlights Nebraska entrepreneurs and innovators with goals of pushing forward ideas that encourage Omaha’s viability as a city for creativity and innovation. Aiming for weekly interviews, the Web site’s founders promote news items that might otherwise be flying under the radar.

    This year Davidson was involved in creating Omaha’s first BarCamp, a gathering to bring together entrepreneurs, innovators, technologists and others.

    Davidson is an original member of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce’s Cornstalks group for entrepreneurs and inventors. Davidson has been involved in helping to organize networking and informal educational events through Cornstalks.

    Davidson has a bachelor’s in computer science from Iowa State University and has five years experience in his field.

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