06 Mar Think Outside – Rethinking avalanche safety
Founder & CEO: Monika Vaksdal
Think outside was founded in 2017 by a team with expertise in oil exploration and entrepreneurship. By combining the two, the company hopes to to move cutting edge oil technologies into new markets.
For the last 40 years a large portion of the Norwegian economy has been based around oil and gas. The vision of Think Outside is to find new markets and applications for oil technology and in turn help us transition to a post oil economy.
Think Outside is currently working on a project tackling the issue of avalanche safety. Their first product, Sknow, is rethinking avalanche safety by showing skiers the snow layers directly underfoot.
By applying principles and technology from the oil industry we are able to detect weak snow layers that might trigger an avalanche. Sknow technology will help skiers make better decisions in the backcountry and ultimately help save lives.
Check out their website below.