Anna Sanders 2020-09-09T13:19:31-04:00

Anna Sanders

Product Development Director

Anna leads the development and management of Global Fishing Watch’s software products. With over 13 years of experience, Anna has led small and large global teams pioneering data-driven and technology-based solutions to address global ocean conservation and maritime security. As a distinguished Coast Guard officer, Anna provided daily intelligence briefings to the Commandant of the Coast Guard, led strategic efforts in Arctic policy and geospatial intelligence, directed domestic and international fisheries intelligence operations throughout the Pacific Ocean, and brought global attention to illegal fishing practices through capacity building and advocacy. As Director of Product and Maritime Analytics for Vulcan Inc.’s Skylight Project, Anna led a world-class team in the development of innovative software intended to influence the reduction of illegal fishing activities and enhance monitoring of marine protected areas. Anna enjoys exploring the world, sailing, hiking, painting and serving in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves.

Location: Seattle, Washington