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Tuesday, June 14 • 1:30pm - 1:50pm
The Next Frontier

What are Planet Labs tiny satellites capturing as they orbit Earth?


Moderators
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Ashlee Vance

Technology Writer, Bloomberg Businessweek
Ashlee Vance joined Bloomberg Businessweek in 2011 as a technology writer where he has written feature stories on topics ranging from cyber espionage and “the Singularity” to DNA sequencing and space exploration. Previously, Vance was a Silicon Valley technology reporter for The New York Times. He also spent five years as the editor of The Register, the UK technology Web site, and worked as a freelancer for The Economist. Vance is... Read More →

Speakers
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Steve Jurvetson

Partner, DFJ
Steve Jurvetson is a partner at the venture capital firm DFJ. His current board responsibilities include Planet Labs, SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics, and Tesla Motors (TSLA). He was the founding VC investor in Hotmail, Interwoven (IWOV), Kana (KANA), and NeoPhotonics (NPTN). He also led DFJ's investments in other companies that were acquired for $12 billion in aggregate. Previously, Steve was an R&D Engineer at Hewlett-Packard, where seven of his... Read More →
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Will Marshall

Co-founder and CEO, Planet Labs
Will Marshall is the Co-Founder and CEO of Planet Labs. He leads the overall company strategy and direction. Prior to Planet Labs, Will was a Scientist at NASA/USRA where he was Deputy Systems Engineer on lunar orbiter mission “LADEE”, a Science Team member for the lunar impactor mission “LCROSS”, served as Co-Principal Investigator on PhoneSat, and was the technical lead on research projects in... Read More →


Tuesday June 14, 2016 1:30pm - 1:50pm
The St. Regis San Francisco 125 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103