Planet Labs

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Planet Labs is a space and data analytics company. The company operates large fleets of Earth-imaging satellites to image the entire planet. Its products include planet monitoring, planet basemaps, planet tasking, planet apps, planet analytic feeds, and planet platforms.
TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteplanet.com
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)566(+3%)
Job Openings15
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Planet Labs

Will Marshall

Will Marshall

Co-Founder and CEO
Robbie Schingler

Robbie Schingler

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Laura Malinasky

Laura Malinasky

Chief Legal and People Officer
Nate Dickerman

Nate Dickerman

Chief Commercial Officer
Martin van Ryswyk

Martin van Ryswyk

SVP, Product
James Mason

James Mason

SVP, Space Systems
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Planet Labs Office Locations

Planet Labs has offices in San Francisco, Washington and Berlin
San Francisco, US (HQ)
645 Harrison St 4th Floor
Washington, US
The Internet Association, 1333 H St NW #300W
Berlin, DE
22 Kurfürstendamm
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Planet Labs Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Planet Labs's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $168 m. In total, Planet Labs has raised $326.1 m
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Planet Labs Operating Metrics

Jan, 2020May, 2020

Markets

11 8

Patents (US)

9

Products

6

Trademarks (US)

5
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Planet Labs Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Boundless SpatialDecember 18, 2018
Terra BellaFebruary 03, 2017

Planet Labs Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Planet Labs Online and Social Media Presence

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Planet Labs News and Updates

Planet Labs Blogs

Copernicus EMS Uses Planet Data for Emergency Response Mapping

We are excited to announce that the Copernicus Emergency Management Service, or Copernicus EMS, utilizes Planet data to help provide emergency response mapping services for a variety of disaster situations, ranging from geophysical and meteorological hazards to humanitarian and man-made crises. When…

Planet Announces 50 cm SkySat Imagery, Tasking Dashboard and Up to 12x Revisit

Over the past year, Planet has seen increased demand for its SkySat imagery to fulfill customers’ needs for timely, accurate and frequent information across the decision cycle. The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified this trend, as traditional surveying and inspection methods are not currently possibl…

Planet’s New Rapid Revisit Platform to Capture Up to 12 Images Per Day

When Planet acquired the SkySat constellation from Google in 2017, we set to work redesigning the complex infrastructure needed to task, collect and deliver imagery. We gave customers an experience that is highly automated and responsive so they can worry about insights, not satellites. Today we are…

How Satellite Data Can Help Create Smarter, Greener Cities

As announced earlier this year, Planet is once again partnering with Copernicus Masters, Europe’s leading innovation competition, to sponsor the See Change, Change the World challenge. The goal of the challenge is to find innovators interested in using Planet and Copernicus data to discover creative…

Planet Data Helps Scientists Track the Impacts of Natural Disasters

Natural disasters pose a threat to life, infrastructure and natural resources in mountainous regions. From 2004–2017, there were nearly 5,500 landslides worldwide, resulting in the loss of nearly 60,000 human lives. In the U.S. alone, landslides cause $2–4 billion in damages annually. As a part of a…

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Utilizes Planet Data to Monitor Endangered Species Populations and Their Critical Habitats

The Missouri River Basin supports an abundance of wildlife, including the least tern and piping plover—shorebirds that are federally listed under the Endangered Species Act. Each depends on the Missouri River for a nesting habitat. As part of their Missouri River Operations Mission, the U.S. Army Co…
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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, Robbie Schingler and Laura Malinasky.

  • How many employees does Planet Labs have?

    Planet Labs has 566 employees.

  • Who are Planet Labs competitors?

    Competitors of Planet Labs include UrtheCast, Astro Digital and Millennium Engineering and Integration.

  • Where is Planet Labs headquarters?

    Planet Labs headquarters is located at 645 Harrison St 4th Floor, San Francisco.

  • Where are Planet Labs offices?

    Planet Labs has offices in San Francisco, Washington and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Planet Labs have?

    Planet Labs has 3 offices.