Andrew Zolli

Planet Labs

Vice President ofGlobal Impact Initiatives



Andrew Zolli overseas Global Impact Programs at Planet, a revolutionary geospatial organization which has deployed the largest constellation of Earth-observing satellites in human history. His team ensures Planet’s data achieves its highest social, humanitarian, environmental and scientific potential.

Andrew is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, “Resilience” which helped introduce concepts of social and systemic resilience, and which has now been translated into more than a dozen languages worldwide. He also Chairs the Garrison Institute, a center, housed in a former monastery on the banks of the Hudson River, which brings master teachers from the world’s great contemplative traditions together with western neuroscientists, social scientists, technologists, climate specialists and others working in new forms of social change.

For more than a decade previously, Andrew served as the creative and curatorial force behind PopTech. He has advised dozens of leading companies, governments, philanthropic foundations, development agencies, and NGOs on issues of resilience, sustainability, and innovation.

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