We’ve come a long way in a short time. At Looker, we believe everyone should have access, explore and understand the data that drives their business. Meet a few of the folks helping to make the data dream a reality, and see why the community we have created was voted one of the 'Best Places to Work'.


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Rocket

Looker founded by Lloyd Tabb and Ben Porterfield

February 2012
Bubbles

Marc Randolph joins as Mentor, Coach and ABC (anything but code)

February 2012
Smiley

First Customer

February 2012
Bubbles

First employee hired

April 2012
Graph

Seed Funding ($2M) with First Round Capital and PivotNorth Capital

August 2012
House

First office at 877 Cedar St. Santa Cruz, CA

October 2012
Smiley

20 Looker Customers

March 2013
Rocket

Frank Bien joins as CEO

May 2013
Mug

First Looker Dishwasher!!

August 2013
Graph

Series A Funding ($16M) led by Redpoint Ventures and Tomasz Tunguz

August 2013
Presentation

First Look & Tell SF

October 2013
Bubbles

First employee outside of Santa Cruz

October 2013
Bone

First dogs at Looker - Dosie & Junebug

October 2013
Handshake

Partnership with Amazon Web Services

October 2013
Smiley

Gilt becomes a customer

December 2013
Chart

New UI/visualizations - Looker becomes a Data Platform

May 2014
Smiley

Greenpeace and Braintree become customers

July 2014
House

New Looker Headquarters at 101 Church St. Santa Cruz, CA

October 2014
Handshake

Partnership with Teradata

October 2014
Smiley

Sony and Yahoo become customers

December 2014
Baby

First Looker Baby: Colin’s daughter, Vera

February 2015
Bubbles

100th employee

February 2015
Smiley

Etsy becomes a customer

February 2015
house

London office opens

February 2015
Graph

Series B Funding ($30M) led by Meritech with Sapphire Ventures

March 2015
Presentation

Looker Lobby - First Customer Advisory Board

March 2015
Megaphone

Announced Powered By Looker - Embedded Analytics

April 2015
Megaphone

Gartner calls us Cool

May 2015
Smiley

Autodesk chooses Looker

May 2015
Handshake

Partnership with Microsoft Azure

June 2015
Smiley

Kohler and Acquia become customers

August 2015
Megaphone

Looker Blocks launched

September 2015
House

Looker San Francisco office opens

October 2015
Handshake

Support of Google BigQuery

November 2015
House

Looker New York City office opens

November 2015
House

Expand into the 3rd Floor of 101 Church St.

November 2015
Graph

Series C Funding ($48M) led by Kleiner Perkins

January 2016
Megaphone

Big SQL Launch

February 2016
Megaphone

Lookerbot for Slack

March 2016
Megaphone

Data Apps Launch

May 2016
house

Dublin office opens

February 2017