More DJI employees in Palo Alto office to be let go this week

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 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.

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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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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