We improve the tools that improve the planet

Development Seed is an engineering and product company that is accelerating the application of earth data to our biggest global challenges. We leverage massive earth data, cloud computing, geospatial AI, and thoughtful product development to 10x your data scientists and empower your decisionmakers with a clear view of a rapidly changing planet.

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What we stand for

What makes us different makes us stronger

We empower each other to bring unique perspectives and experiences to work, and we continuously seek new ways to do so.

  • Transparency and Access

    We promote open-source tools and data. We're committed to ensuring the best data and tools on the planet are available to everyone.
  • Transform

    We want to create a lasting impact and a brighter future. We believe in taking action and driving change.
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

    We seek diversity, equity, and inclusion in the ideas, people, and spaces we engage.
  • Innovation

    We're inspired to push the envelope and solve problems in unique and unusual ways.
  • Passion

    We're curious about how things work and are unafraid to ask hard questions. We energize, challenge, and promote our partners and each other's ideas.
  • Collaboration

    We support, contribute to, and actively engage the various communities that touch our work. Exclusivity and competition aren't our culture.

An international team making a difference

We are artists, rocket scientists, teachers, designers, engineers, data scientists, and public health researchers working together for a future-positive world.

Meet the team

In numbers

  • 20+Languages spoken

    Part of having a globally diverse team means our team members all bring their unique backgrounds and life experiences to enrich our organization's culture. Many of our team members are multi-lingual, and we love celebrating and learning from each other.
  • 15+Countries

    You can find our team members around the globe. Whether working from one of our three offices or from their home or co-working space, our global culture is one of our greatest strengths. We have a strong European presence in addition to team members in Peru, Brazil, Lebanon, India, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the U.S.