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Will Marshall

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

Diversity and Inclusion at Planet – Action and Transparency

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A few weeks ago, I attended a roundtable with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hosted by Marc Benioff, with other Silicon Valley business leaders, on the topics of diversity and equality. What brought us together was the conviction that there needs to be more cross-industry discussion and that everyone benefits when there […]

Rocketing into 2018

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As we begin the new year, I wanted to reflect on our 2017 milestones and our vector going into 2018. Last year was definitely an exciting year at Planet. The five highlights from my perspective were: Launching 146 satellites, including the record-breaking 88 Doves on a single rocket & 6 more SkySats, […]

Planet Welcomes Shawna Wolverton as Chief Product Officer

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I’m excited to welcome Shawna Wolverton to Planet as our Chief Product Officer! Shawna joins Planet from Salesforce where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Product Management. Shawna was at Salesforce for 14 years, contributing to their growth from fewer than 300 employees to its scale today. Shawna was […]

Mission 1 Complete!

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At Planet, we’ve been pursuing Mission 1: to image the entire Earth’s landmass every day. I couldn’t be more excited to announce that we have achieved our founding mission. Six years ago, our team started in a garage in Cupertino. Mission 1 was the north star: we needed to build the satellites […]

Mission 1 Complete!

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At Planet, we’ve been pursuing Mission 1: to image the entire Earth’s landmass every day. I couldn’t be more excited to announce that we have achieved our founding mission. Six years ago, our team started in a garage in Cupertino. Mission 1 was the north star: we needed to build the satellites […]

Terra Bella Officially Joins Planet

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I’m pleased to share today that Planet’s agreement to acquire Terra Bella from Google has officially closed, having received regulatory approval. We’re excited to officially welcome the Terra Bella team to Planet, and integrate the SkySat constellation and imagery into our business. We’re eager to add high resolution data to our products […]

Adding a Time Axis to Maps—Introducing Planet Explorer Beta

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Today we’re excited to release Planet Explorer Beta, an online tool that lets users browse geospatial data through time and see change across the globe. In short, Planet has introduced a time axis to maps. Planet operates 149 satellites—the largest fleet in human history—giving us the capacity to collect a new image […]

A Week in Davos

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Last week I attended the World Economic Forum’s annual summit in Davos, Switzerland as a member of the Forum’s 2016 class of Young Global Leaders. At Planet we seek to use space to help life on Earth, and we’ve long been interested in space technology’s role in helping us better understand and […]

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Joins Planet Board of Directors

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When you surround yourself with smart, hardworking people, good things happen. At Planet we have taken this approach with our executive leadership and with every new employee joining the company. This tactic applies to our board of directors too. With this in mind, I am pleased to share that Carl Bass, CEO […]

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