Kevin Lacaille

Software Engineer
Planet Labs

Kevin is a Canadian astronomer, tiny satellite enthusiast, and software engineer at Planet, where he develops tools to empower fellow scientists and developers to explore the Earth. Having worked in both academia and tech, Kevin has over 7 years of public speaking experience at conferences around the world and has published 25 peer-reviewed papers. He has a wide variety of teaching experience as a university teaching assistant, college mathematics educator, and planetarium presenter. His most recent experiences include speaking at the Canadian Astronomical Society Conference 2019, and teaching a hands-on Python workshop at L3Harris Engineers Week 2021. Portfolio website: https://www.lacaille.dev/