William Marshall

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Planet Labs

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Planet.

With over 200 satellites in orbit, Planet operates the largest Earth imaging constellation in history, imaging the whole Earth land mass daily to enable both commercial and humanitarian applications. There are a wide range of humanitarian applications such as tracking deforestation, improving precision agriculture, water security, natural disaster relief efforts; as well as commercial applications such as consumer mapping, commodities tracking and news.

Scientist at NASA/USRA developing low-cost planetary spacecraft.
Postdoc Harvard University
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Oxford

Will has published over 30 articles in scientific publications, including Science magazine. Has written a variety of space related op-eds, including in the New York Times and Boston Globe.

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