Saildrone designs and manufactures wind and solar-powered autonomous surface vehicles called saildrones, which make cost-effective ocean data collection possible at scale. The company's vehicles are equipped with a variety of sensors that can collect data on oceanic and atmospheric conditions, including temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, and carbon dioxide. Saildrone's customers include government agencies, academic institutions, and private companies that use the data to improve weather forecasting, monitor fisheries, and track climate change. The company was founded in 2012 by Richard Jenkins and is headquartered in Alameda, California.
Highest paying job titles at Saildrone include Director, Supply Chain, Embedded Software/Firmware Design Engineer, and Program Manager