Orbital Insight

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Orbital Insight is a company providing geospatial data analytics solutions. It offers Insight GO, a platform that utilizes machine learning to transform satellite images, mobile location, connected cars, and other IoT data into answers to questions about economic, social, and environmental trends. The platform is used for daily foot traffic measurements, land use classification, and object detection.
TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Websiteorbitalinsight.com
Employee Ratings4.6

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)83(+3%)
Job Openings17
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Orbital Insight

James Crawford

James Crawford

Founder, Chairman and CTO
Kevin E O'Brien

Kevin E O'Brien

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer
Jim Cook

Jim Cook

Chief Financial Officer
Jim Demetros

Jim Demetros

SVP Sales
Jens Tellefsen

Jens Tellefsen

SVP Product & Marketing
Matt Falk

Matt Falk

VP, Engineering
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Orbital Insight Office Locations

Orbital Insight has offices in Palo Alto, Arlington, New York, Chiyoda City and in 1 other location
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
3000 El Camino Real Building 2, 6th Floor
Arlington, VA, US
1201 Wilson Blvd #2100
New York, NY, US
One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St #49
London, GB
10 Bloomsbury Way, Holborn
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Orbital Insight Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Orbital Insight total Funding

$128.7 m

Orbital Insight latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Orbital Insight investors

Orbital Insight's latest funding round in November 2019 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Orbital Insight has raised $128.7 m
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Orbital Insight Operating Metrics

Sep, 2020

Partners

19
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Orbital Insight Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
FeatureXSeptember 18, 2018

Orbital Insight Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Orbital Insight Online and Social Media Presence

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Orbital Insight Company Culture

  • Compensation

    F

    10/100

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Orbital Insight News and Updates

Maxar's MDA and Orbital Insight Announce Expanded SAR Satellite Imagery Agreement

Orbital Insight will use MDA high-resolution imagery to strengthen oil inventory product RICHMOND, BC and PALO ALTO, CA, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), and Orbital Insight, a leading provider of geospatial analytics, today...

Planet and Orbital Insight Expand Satellite Imagery Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO and PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet, who operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites, and Orbital Insight, the leader in geospatial analytics, announced today a multi-year contract for Orbital Insight to source daily, global satellite...

Orbital Insight acquires computer vision startup FeatureX

Orbital Insight, a Silicon Valley geospatial analytics company, announced the purchase Sept. 18 of FeatureX, a Boston-based artificial intelligence firm specializing in computer vision for satellite imagery. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed. SpaceNews.com

Orbital Insight Acquires FeatureX

Integration of computer vision company strengthens Orbital Insight’s machine learning expertise Integration of computer vision company strengthens Orbital Insight’s machine learning expertise

Airbus, Orbital Insight forge strategic alliance

Airbus Defense and Space's Intelligence business announced a strategic partnership Sept. 12 with Orbital Insight, a geospatial analytics firm founded in 2013 in Palo Alto, California, to build a suite of geospatial analytics services and tools. SpaceNews.com

Orbital Insight Blogs

Tracking the Coronavirus — Part Four: China’s Signs of Recovery

In a multi-part series, Orbital Insight brings you on-the-ground truth on how businesses, industries, and markets across the world are impacted by the coronavirus contagion. China’s economy was devastated by the novel coronavirus outbreak in the first two months of the year, according to retail sale…

Tracking the Coronavirus — Part Three: GO Zooms In On Face Masks & Sanitizer Supply

In a multi-part series, Orbital Insight brings you on-the-ground truth on how businesses, industries, and markets across the world are impacted by the coronavirus contagion. Amid their watch on oil storage tanks, traffic at malls and vessels at ports, satellites in orbit and IoT data have also begun…

Tracking the Coronavirus — Part Two: Air Travel in China & Asia

In a multi-part series, Orbital Insight brings you on-the-ground truth on how businesses, industries and markets across the world are impacted by the coronavirus contagion. Orbital Insight’s GO Will Show as More Flights Disappear… and Return Thousands of flights that used to crisscross the airspace …

Tracking the Coronavirus — Part One: Chinese Energy Trends

In a multi-part series, Orbital Insight brings you on-the-ground truth on how businesses, industries, and markets across the world are impacted by the coronavirus contagion. Orbital Insight GO Shows Chinese Oil Build Less than What Media Would Suggest Since we woke up to the sheer disruption of life…

Hengyi Refinery: Combining Multiple Data Sources to Extract Richer Insights

Even by today’s efficient refinery standards, this project was sensational. Within six months of its launch, China’s Hengyi Petrochemical Co Ltd was operating at near full-capacity at its 160,000 barrels-per-day refinery in the oil-rich kingdom of Brunei, Reuters reported on Jan. 2. Located in Pulau…

GO Analysis Reduces the Time to Insight

You’ve probably seen some of our blog posts in 2019, ranging from the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian to new toll roads opening in Texas. You may have also asked: How can I conduct similar research myself? Now you can, with the “Analysis” button in the top right corner of your GO account. In …
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Orbital Insight Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Orbital Insight founded?

    Orbital Insight was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Orbital Insight key executives?

    Orbital Insight's key executives are James Crawford, Kevin E O'Brien and Jim Cook.

  • How many employees does Orbital Insight have?

    Orbital Insight has 83 employees.

  • Who are Orbital Insight competitors?

    Competitors of Orbital Insight include Satpalda, SKYTRAC Systems and DigitalGlobe.

  • Where is Orbital Insight headquarters?

    Orbital Insight headquarters is located at 3000 El Camino Real Building 2, 6th Floor, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Orbital Insight offices?

    Orbital Insight has offices in Palo Alto, Arlington, New York, Chiyoda City and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Orbital Insight have?

    Orbital Insight has 5 offices.