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Tech Entrepreneur Wendy Tan White Joins Planet’s Board


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 Vice President at X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory of diverse investors and entrepreneurs aiming to improve lives through the development of breakthrough technologies. 

“I’m delighted to be joining the board of Planet and looking forward to supporting the team as they enter their next stage of growth and development. I’m inspired by the vision of the founders, Will and Robbie, and the team’s mission to see and understand the entire Earth and make global change visible, accessible, and actionable.” Wendy says. “The climate crisis needs as many brilliant minds and new technologies working on it as possible, and I look forward to working with the team as they continue to find new tools to help us all build towards a more sustainable world.”

Wendy is a technology innovator, entrepreneur and investor who also advocates for women working in tech and investment. She brings to our board technical and business knowledge from her time as Partner for tech venture Business Growth Fund, General Partner at Entrepreneur First and Co-founder and CEO of Moonfruit. Wendy remains a board trustee for The Alan Turing Institute, a member of the United Kingdom’s Digital Economy Council and an active board member of the World Economic Forum. 

Wendy joins investors Heidi Roisen and Zach Bogue, and independents Ann Mather and Carl Bass, as well as Robbie and I as co-founders, to complete Planet’s board. 

We’re pleased to welcome Wendy to our board!