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Chris Hadfield

Astronaut - First Canadian Commander of the International Space Station (2013)

Referred to as “the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong,” Colonel Chris Hadfield is a worldwide sensation whose video of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” – seen by ove...

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Robbie Schingler

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer - Planet

Robbie Schingler is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of Planet. As CSO of Planet, Robbie leads the company’s long-term strategic trajectory and manages Plan...

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Will Marshall

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer - Planet

Will Marshall is the Co-Founder and CEO of Planet. He leads the overall company strategy and direction. Prior to Planet, Will was a Scientist at NASA/USRA where he was a s...

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Kenneth Roth

Executive Director - Human Rights Watch

Kenneth Roth is the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, one of the world's leading international human rights organizations, which operates in more than 90 countries...

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Al Gore

Former Vice President

Former Vice President Al Gore is the cofounder and chairman of Generation Investment Management, and the founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit d...

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Chris Arends

Meteorology Program Manager - San Diego Gas & Electric

As the Meteorology Program Manager, Chris has full managerial and technical responsibility for the provision of weather products and forecasts that enable situational awar...

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Agnieszka Lukaszczyk

Senior Director for European Affairs - Planet

Agnieszka Lukaszczyk is the Senior Director for European Affairs at Planet. A Polish/American national, has worked at the European Commission, Directorate General for Inte...

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Matthew Galbraith

Analyst for the Office of the Surveyor - El Dorado County

Matthew Galbraith is an Analyst for the Office of the Surveyor in El Dorado County. He graduated from the Metropolitan State University of Denver with a degree in Land Use...

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Josef Aschbacher

ESA Director - Earth Observation Programmes
Josef Aschbacher is the ESA Director of Earth Observation Programmes and Head of ESRIN, ESA’s centre for Earth Observation, located in Frascati (near Rome), Italy. Born in Austria, he studied at the U...
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Louis Rousmaniere

Senior Product Manager - Planet
Louis Rousmaniere is a Senior Product Manager of Imagery Products at Planet. With 10+ years experience in satellite imaging, he spent the past six years working with the SkySat satellites after joinin...
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Torben Barsballe

Professional Services Engineer - Planet
As part of the Professional Services team at Planet, ​Torben​ develop​s​ custom solutions for customers where Planet's ​standard ​offerings don't quite fit their requirements. This includes everything...
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Dalibor Djuran

Director, Manufacturing Engineering - Planet
Dalibor Djuran is responsible for satellite manufacturing and new product introduction at Planet Labs, Inc. Previous experience included being a seed investor, managing global manufacturing operations...
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Asa Strong

Product Manager - Planet
Asa Strong is a Product Manager at Planet working on data integrations and developer relations. Prior to Planet, Asa helped engineer and manage products for the Global Forest Watch platform, a project...
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Justin Davis

Senior Product Manager - Planet
Justin Davis is a Senior Product Manager at Planet, focused on developing Analytic Feeds which leverage deep learning to identify objects and features of interest from Planet imagery at global scale, ...
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Jenna Mukuno

Senior Manager, Product Marketing - Planet
Jenna Mukuno is Senior Manager, Product Marketing, where she’s responsible for leading go-to-market strategy for and positioning of Planet’s core products. She previously worked in public relations an...
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Erik Friesen

Pre-Sales Engineer - Planet

Erik is a Pre-Sales Engineer with Planet. He has worked with GIS and remote sensing technology for the past 15 years. Prior to joining Planet, he worked as a Training Spe...

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Stace Maples

Geospatial Manager - Stanford Geospatial Center

As the Geospatial Manager at The Stanford Geospatial Center I provide support and collaboration to the Stanford research community in capturing and making sense of the “wh...

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Martin Van Ryswyk

SVP, Product - Planet

As Planet’s senior vice president of Product, Martin is responsible for helping to guide product vision and strategies moving forward. Before joining Planet, Van Ryswyk wa...

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Tara O'Shea

Director of Forest Programs - Planet

Tara is passionate about realigning natural and human systems to forge more sustainable models of economic development, and has worked across the academic, nonprofit, fina...

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Erik Lindquist

Forestry Program Officer - UN-FAO

Dr. Erik Lindquist is currently a Forestry Officer with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization based in Quito, Ecuador. He has 23 years of experience in remo...

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Nadinè Galle

Co-founder & CEO - Green City Watch

As an urban techno-ecologist, Nadinè Galle is on a mission to increase urban tree longevity and now designs and deploys the technology to make it possible. Nadinè is the c...

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Dave Winnacker

Fire Chief - Moraga-Orinda Fire District

Dave Winnacker has been in the fire service for 16 years in Fresno City, Alameda County, and Moraga-Orinda Fire District. Since becoming the fire chief in 2017 he has deve...

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Dina Kazzaz

Senior Director, Business Development - Planet

Dina leads business development at Planet with a focus on building strategic partnerships and programs to accelerate use of Planet data by new customers and markets. Plane...

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Zara Khan

Director, Business Development - Planet

Zara focuses on the agriculture market in the Business Development team at Planet. She brings nearly 10 years of experience working across both public and private sectors,...

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Andrew Zolli

VP, Global Impact Initiatives - Planet

Andrew oversees Global Impact Initiatives at Planet, working to ensure that the company’s data, products and services achieve their highest humanitarian, sustainable devel...

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