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About Will

Will Marshall is the Co-founder and CEO of Planet where he leads the overall company strategy and direction. Planet is a purpose-driven startup that builds and operates fleets of compact, highly capable Earth-imaging satellites—collecting data about the changing planet to enable both commercial and humanitarian applications. Founded by NASA scientists, Planet has built and operates over 100 satellites (the largest satellite constellation in history), which images the entire Earth landmass every day. Prior to Planet, Marshall was a Scientist at NASA/USRA where he worked on lunar missions “LADEE” and “LCROSS.” He received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Oxford and his Master’s in physics with Space Science and Technology from the University of Leicester.