We have just been informed by one of our sources that more DJI employees from the drone makers’ office in Palo Alto will be let go by the end of this week. The drone maker did confirm the reduction of staffing in the offices without being specific.
More DJI employees in Palo Alto office to be let go this week
The information we received from one of our sources said that the entire team of engineers that have worked on the DJI Zenmuse L1, the company’s first LiDAR solution, was informed yesterday that they will be let go by the end of this week.
We have tried to confirm this news with DJI directly and a DJI employee who asked not to be identified confirmed it, saying:
“We have reduced some staffing in Palo Alto to reflect our evolving needs.”
We were unable to confirm that these personnel changes are part of DJI’s “Long March” reforms, but it seems that way. The drone maker started making a number of organizational changes at the beginning of 2020 and by the looks of it, the world’s largest drone maker is not done yet.
Some of our more recent articles covering the organizational changes within DJI. Some DJI employees did not wait and took matters in their own hands.
- DJI’s Head of US R&D, Hai Vo is leaving drone maker
- DJI fires video production team in Los Angeles
- DJI’s Long March reforms not over as indicated by most recent changes
- Romeo Durscher, Senior Director for Public Safety Integration leaves DJI
- Two more executives have left DJI North America
- Two DJI marketing managers leave the world’s largest drone maker
- DJI responds to sweeping cuts in ‘Long March’ reforms article
- DJI makes sweeping cuts in ‘Long March’ reforms
what do you think about DJI employees being laid off, fired, or voluntarily leaving the company? Is this a good sign to streamline the business or are these signs that bigger problems might be happening within the company? Let us know what you think in the comments below.
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