Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Robert (Robbie) Schingler, Jr. co-founded Planet in 2010, under the name Cosmogia Inc. He has served as a director of Planet since 2011 and as Planet’s Chief Strategy Officer since 2015. Previously, Mr. Schingler spent 9 years at NASA, where he helped formulate the Small Spacecraft Office at NASA Ames Research Center with Dr. Marshall and was Chief of Staff for the Office of the Chief Technologist at NASA Headquarters. He received an MBA from Georgetown University, an MS in Space Studies from the International Space University and a BS in Engineering Physics from Santa Clara University. Mr. Schingler was also a 2005 Presidential Management Fellow.