Our mission is to deliver actionable analytics to operational managers of geographically distributed natural resources.

PlanetWatchers is an all-weather geospatial analytics solution that enables enterprises dependent on large-scale natural assets to gather actionable intelligence about changes in those assets, allowing them to plan their supply chains, mitigate risk, and maximize productivity.

Combining advanced artificial intelligence algorithms, elastic cloud infrastructure and multi-source satellite imagery, PlanetWatchers delivers critical information to optimize the management of natural assets at regional and global scales

PlanetWatchers has offices in San Francisco and Tel Aviv, and a global network of subject matter experts and partners.

Founding Team

Ariel Smoliar

Ariel Smoliar

Chief Executive Officer

  • Expert in big data analytics and advanced imaging technology
  • Product lead at SumoLogic and AppDynamics
  • MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management
  • MS in Electro-Optical Engineering from Ben Gurion University
  • Israel National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
Roi Shilo

Roi Shilo

Chief Technology Officer

  • Expert in remote sensing data products for forestry and agriculture
  • High-tech product management leader
  • MA in Geography, Remote Sensing and Image Processing from Ben Gurion University
  • Israel Defense Forces Special Forces
Shai Lev

Shai Lev

Chief Operating Officer

  • Expert in agriculture value chains
  • Developed and managed new agriculture markets
  • MBA from Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya LLM from Hebrew University
  • Israel Defense Forces Unit 8200

Careers at PlanetWatchers

Remote Sensing Scientist

Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems in areas such as natural resource management; manage pipelines of multiple remote sensing sources… Read more

Algorithm Developer

Participate in the design of computer vision and ML algorithms, and integrate those algorithms into cloud infrastructure… Read more

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