30 May, 2014
Company NamePalantir Technologies
Big Data Landscape CategoryAnalytics and Visualization
HQPalo Alto, CA
CEOAlexander C. Karp
Revenue$300 Million (2012)
Palantir Technologies is a big-data processing and analysis company specializing in government and security intelligence solutions. In recent years, Palantir has released financial intelligence software in addition to their security software. Palantir ‘s government intelligence product is called Palantir Gotham and its financial product is called Palantir Metropolis.
Founders: Stephen Cohen, Nathan Getting, Alexander Karp, Joe Lonsdale and Peter Thiel
CEO: Alexander Karp
2004: Palantir Technologies founded
2005: Palantir receives initial venture capital investment of $2 million from In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital arm
2007: Palantir Gotham released
2010: Palantir partners with Thomson Reuters in distributing Palantir Metropolis as QA Studio
Palantir Technologies is based out of Palo Alto, California, USA with offices in McLean, Virginia; New York City, New York; and Santa Monica, California, USA. Palantir Technologies’ gloabal offices are located in London, UK; Canberra ACT, Australia; Wellington, New Zealand; and Singapore.