Planet Labs

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Planet Labs is a purpose-driven space and data analytics company. The Company operates large fleets of Earth imaging satellites to image the entire planet at an unprecedented frequency. Planet Labs aims to provide universal access to information about the changing planet to enable both commercial and humanitarian applications.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2019)508(+2%)

Key People/Management at Planet Labs

Will Marshall

Will Marshall

Tom Barton

Tom Barton

David Oppenheimer

David Oppenheimer

Andy Wild

Andy Wild

Chief Revenue Officer
Robbie Schingler

Robbie Schingler

COO and President
Karthik Govindhasamy

Karthik Govindhasamy

CTO and EVP Engineering
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Planet Labs Office Locations

Planet Labs has offices in San Francisco, Bellevue, Lethbridge, Amsterdam and in 1 other location
San Francisco, US (HQ)
346 9th St, San Francisco
Bellevue, US
2300 130th Ave NE #203
Lethbridge, CA
3528 30 St N
Berlin, DE
22 Kurfürstendamm
Amsterdam, NL
Herengracht 338 1016CG
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Planet Labs Financials and Metrics

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Planet Labs's latest funding round in April 2015 was reported to be $23 m. In total, Planet Labs has raised $183.1 m
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Planet Labs Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Terra BellaFebruary 03, 2017

Planet Labs Online and Social Media Presence

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Planet Labs Blogs

How Fathom Leverages Frequent Satellite Imagery for Dynamic Flood Maps

Flooding is the most common and costliest natural disaster in the United States causing billions of dollars in damages annually. The March 2019 floods across 14 states in the Midwest are a sobering reminder. Torrential rain and overflowing rivers swept through whole cities, towns, and farmlands, wre…

Stanford Students Can Now Harness The Power of Planet’s Satellite Data

Planet has partnered with Stanford University, providing students with subscription access to Planet’s data and satellite imagery. Stanford will now be able to use Planet’s Dove and RapidEye imagery for non-commercial research and classroom activities across a variety of disciplines. With Planet’s d…

How Satellites Are Driving Transparency in the Oil Market

The oil market fluctuates constantly, and this usually has to do with technological, political, or economic issues. But often, the constant oscillation in price comes from a serious lack of transparency in the petroleum industry—a problem that many claim is in desperate need of a remedy. Some compan…

Clear for Analysis with Planet’s New Usable Data Masks

For the wealth of information optical satellite imagery contains, there will always remain a stubborn share of pixels that aren’t super helpful for analysis. Clouds (which cover around two-thirds of the Earth on any given day), shadows cast from clouds, haze, and snow can preclude us from accurately…

Planet Signs Multi-Million Dollar Agreement with NASA

Founded by three former NASA scientists, Planet is delighted to announce we’ve signed a multi-million dollar agreement with the space agency to provide earth observation data for the identification and tracking of the Essential Climate Variables. Through this agreement, NASA will provide Planet data…

Navigating Unchartered Territory

Automating road detections in the Permian Basin.
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Planet Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Planet Labs founded?

    Planet Labs was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Planet Labs key executives?

    Planet Labs's key executives are Will Marshall, Tom Barton and David Oppenheimer.

  • How many employees does Planet Labs have?

    Planet Labs has 508 employees.

  • Who are Planet Labs competitors?

    Competitors of Planet Labs include BlackSky, Spire Global and Aeronyde.

  • Where is Planet Labs headquarters?

    Planet Labs headquarters is located at 346 9th St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Planet Labs offices?

    Planet Labs has offices in San Francisco, Bellevue, Lethbridge, Amsterdam and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Planet Labs have?

    Planet Labs has 5 offices.