Foundation Partner Profile - Zane Prickett, Managing Director, Unearthed

Zane Prickett

Managing Director of Unearthed

Managing Director of Unearthed

  • Managing Director at Unearthed 
  • Director at CORE Innovation Hub
  • Founding Board Member of StartupWA

Zane started his career with over 8 years in the Oil and Gas Industry in a variety of international positions with Schlumberger Oilfield Services.  

In 2012 he founded a startup that built online data distribution services for all forms of oil and gas resource data, and he jointly founded Unearthed with Justin Strharsky in 2014. They have been bringing about change in the resources industry ever since.

In addition, Zane is an active member of the Australian technology startup community, including founding board member of StartupWA, past Lead GovHack Perth Organizer and coorganizer of the Ruby on Rails Oceania group.

THE POWER OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Unearthed believes in the power of entrepreneurship to transform individuals and communities, to create economic opportunity, and to address global challenges. 

Through hackathons, online challenges, and a technology accelerator, Unearthed creates opportunities for entrepreneurs and helps improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the resources industry.

AUSTRALIA AS A GLOBAL RESOURCES INNOVATION HUB

As a founding partner of CORE, Unearthed have believed in CORE’s vision from the beginning in 2015 and are excited to see how it has grown.

“At Unearthed, we truly believe that Australia can be a global resources innovation hub and space plays a critical role in that vision. CORE along with its stakeholders can be a great place to power the innovative enterprises of tomorrow” – Zane Prickett.

SPACE AND PROXIMITY @CORE

The random connections and discussions afforded to the Unearthed team as the resident accelerator at CORE are welcome interactions. After all, as he says “the future cannot be fully scripted”.

Space and proximity to a group of innovators with the common goal of changing the resources industry is inspiring and exciting for Zane and his team.

Up next for Unearthed is an impressive 2017 schedule of hackathons, kick started by their Toronto based event in March.

COME & SEE ZANE ABOUT… 

  • Startups
  • The impact of resources tech disruption
  • Open innovation in the resources industry
  • Partnership opportunities
  • Unearthed’s technology accelerator
  • Wireline logging