Zane leads the 3D Printing Lab and Academic Resource Center at Parsons. His BFA in product design and expertise in technology has helped create these new and exciting spaces, blending rapid prototyping with education, exploration and cutting edge research. As a Design and Management student, Zane is pursuing advanced skills; employing strategic planning, innovation tactics and business analytics, gaining insight for future exploration of emerging technologies and markets. Zane’s career is highlighted with several notable achievements, including the Sausalito Arts Festival Award in 2008, the Design Within Reach Student Competition in 2009, the Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design in 2010 and the Donghia Materials Library Design Competition in 2011. Zane has presented at several venues regarding his work in operational innovation and strategic design; most recently he spoke at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference in Los Angeles in 2012, and at the Urban Affairs Association Conference in San Francisco in 2013.