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Will Marshall

Curious Planeteer working to make the Earth's changes visible, accessible and actionable.

Planet Exceeds Business Targets, Advancing Through 2020 with Momentum

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Like all of us, Planet has experienced significant change in 2020. We’re working from home, we’re schooling our children, business travel has stopped, health and safety is a top concern, and we’re facing the most severe recession in 100 years. We’ve made changes to our business, but remain focused on our mission […]

Planet Welcomes Rosanne Saccone as Chief Marketing Officer

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I’m happy to announce that Rosanne Saccone has joined Planet as our Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Rosanne is a seasoned strategic marketing executive and leader with over 25 years of results-driven marketing and management experience in the high tech industry. Rosanne is joining Planet at a critical time as the company continues […]

Tech Entrepreneur Wendy Tan White Joins Planet’s Board

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We are thrilled to announce that Wendy Tan White has joined Planet’s Board of Directors, taking Google’s seat. With over 25 years of experience working in technology and investment, she brings extensive entrepreneurial experience and leadership to Planet as we grow our business in existing and new markets. Wendy is currently the […]

Planet Welcomes New CFO Ashley Fieglein Johnson

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I’m happy to announce that Ashley Fieglein Johnson is Planet’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Ashley is an expert in corporate strategy, business development and finance, and she has extensive experience building and leading teams in the technology space. Ashley is joining Planet at an exciting time as the company continues to […]

2019 Dispatch: Planet’s Year-in-Review

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The year 2019 was an astronomical time for Planet. Twenty SuperDove satellites entered orbit aboard the ISRO’s PSLV-C45 in the spring and 12 more hitched a ride into space in winter, with the latter marking Planet’s 25th successful launch. Since the company’s inception a decade ago, we have launched over 400 satellites […]

Michael Bloomberg, State of California and Planet Partner to Deliver New Satellite Climate Data Solutions

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“Satellites for Climate Action” Brings Together Government, Technology, Philanthropy, and Environmental Groups to Use Satellite Data to Advance Climate Protection Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action; California Governor Gavin Newsom; and Planet, the San Francisco-based earth-imaging company, announced Satellites for Climate Action, a new initiative […]

Meet Martin Van Ryswyk: Planet’s New SVP of Product

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We are excited to welcome Martin Van Ryswyk as Planet’s new senior vice president of Product, who will be responsible for helping to guide product vision and strategies moving forward. Before joining Planet, Van Ryswyk was executive vice president of Product Management and Engineering at DataStax—the company behind Apache Cassandra. Van Ryswyk […]

2018: A Look Back and into the Future

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Planet closed out 2018 in a big way, with 3 launches carrying 33 satellites in under 30 days — setting new records as we did. But that’s not all! As we start the new year, I wanted to share a recap of seven major achievements: Queryable Earth. We formally announced our vision […]

NASA Enters Into Blanket Purchase Agreement with Planet

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As a former scientist at NASA, it gives me great pleasure to share that Planet has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with NASA’s Earth Science Division. This represents the first time NASA has engaged with commercial small-satellite constellation operators to purchase their data for scientific evaluation. The agreement establishes a […]

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