12 June, 2014
Big Data Landscape CategoryBusiness Intelligence
HQSanta Cruz, CA
Looker is a big data platform that delivers data analytics through a browser-based interface operating completely in database. With such a pared-down interface, Looker targets the average business user and allows them to explore data at varying levels of detail. Looker also comes with features specifically designed for users with more advanced data knowledge, giving them the ability to modify the software in an agile modeling language.
Founders: Ben Porterfield, Marc Randolph and Lloyd Tabb
CEO: Frank Bien
2011: Looker founded
2013: Looker awarded $2 million in seed funding from PivotNorth Capital and First Round
2014: Enhanced Looker Datafold Engine released
Looker is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, USA.