Looker is a software company providing a data exploration and discovery business intelligence platform. It offers a wide variety of tools for relational database work, business intelligence, data applications, and embedded analytics.

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Parent CompanyGoogle
HQSanta Cruz, CA, US
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Looker was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Looker

Colin Zima

Colin Zima

Chief Analytics Officer
Lambert Billet

Lambert Billet

Chief Revenue Officer
Barbara Lawler

Barbara Lawler

Chief Privacy and Data Ethics Officer
Delaney Parker

Delaney Parker

Director of Engineering
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Looker Office Locations

Looker has offices in Santa Cruz, New York, San Francisco and London
Santa Cruz, CA, US (HQ)
2170 320 Coral St a
New York, NY, US
40 W 25th St
San Francisco, CA, US
2300 Harrison St, San Francisco
London, GB
1 Fore St
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Looker Financials and Metrics

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$280.5 m


In total, Looker had raised $280.5 m. Looker is a subsidiary of Google

Looker Operating Metrics

Y, 2016Jun, 2019


800 1.60 k
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Looker Blogs

Embedded dashboard of the month: Inspyrus

Welcome to our first embedded dashboard of the month blog post. We’re kicking things off featuring a Looker dashboard by Inspyrus, a company that helps their customers automate invoice processing and payments in the cloud. I spoke with Prashant Soral, CTO, who heads up development and anything anal…

Accelerate your Looker dashboards with BigQuery BI Engine

At Looker we’re constantly working to help you leverage the power of your database for greater performance, efficiency, and functionality. That’s why we’re so excited to have worked with the BigQuery team on the launch of Google’s new preview of BigQuery BI Engine — an in-memory analysis service tha…

Google (Looker) named a Challenger in the Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms

In an environment as dynamic and rapidly evolving as the BI and analytics platform market, the release of the annual Gartner Research Magic Quadrant is always highly anticipated. This report plays an integral role in helping companies understand the current market landscape and deciding which vendor…

7 embedded analytics trends for building your 2021 data strategy

The importance of data and analytics as a key to overcoming the kinds of shocks that companies experienced in the past year is undeniable. As we lean into the digital future and look to build more resilient businesses and economies, embedded analytics will play a crucial role by empowering people to…

Get a head start on data quality control with the new Block for Talend Studio

Good data quality is a strategic asset that provides businesses a competitive advantage. Without confidence in the data, it’s difficult to be confident about the decisions you make based on that data. That’s why Talend and Looker have developed a data quality Block for Talend Studio. It gives you a…

How to monitor and optimize BigQuery performance and cost

Database performance and user experience across an organization are impacted by many factors: concurrency, query size and complexity, computing resource allocation and schema structure are just a few. BigQuery’s fully managed, cost-effective architecture handles a significant portion of the performa…
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Looker Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Looker founded?

    Looker was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Looker key executives?

    Looker's key executives are Colin Zima, Lambert Billet and Barbara Lawler.

  • How many employees does Looker have?

    Looker has 717 employees.

  • Who are Looker competitors?

    Competitors of Looker include Qlik, Tableau Software and ThoughtSpot.

  • Where is Looker headquarters?

    Looker headquarters is located at 2170 320 Coral St a, Santa Cruz.

  • Where are Looker offices?

    Looker has offices in Santa Cruz, New York, San Francisco and London.

  • How many offices does Looker have?

    Looker has 4 offices.