Robbie Schingler is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of Planet. As CSO of Planet, Robbie leads the company’s long-term strategic trajectory and manages Planet’s Product, Impact, Corporate Development and financing activities. He spearheaded Planet’s acquisition of BlackBridge in 2015 and Boundless in 2019, was Managing Director of Planet Europe from 2016-2017 and recently acting as Chairman of the board for Planet Federal. Prior to Planet, Robbie spent 9 years at NASA, where he helped build the Small Spacecraft Office at NASA Ames and Chief of Staff for the Office of the Chief Technologies at NASA Headquarters. He received a MBA from Georgetown University, a MS in Space Studies.