Santa Cruz, CA – April 24, 2017 – Looker, a leading data platform provider, has been recognized as a winner of the 2017 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Read Looker’s Bay Area Best Places To Work profile in the Silicon Valley Business Journal. “What’s most gratifying is that this recognition is based on our employees’ feedback,” said Heidi Schriefer, VP of People and Places for Looker. “We don’t believe culture is about free food or cool perks. It's about how people behave towards one another. We are fortunate to have a group of wonderful employees who like spending time with each other, who challenge one another, who respect one another and bring out the best in each other."

Select employers from the Bay Area were named winners of the awards program, held on April 18, 2017. These winning organizations were honored for having created exceptional workplaces that their employees value highly.

Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across 5 categories according to the number of Bay Area employees. The ranking found companies in the region whose employees rate them as the highest on such values as fun, collaborative culture, solid compensation and benefits offerings and other amenities as well as management practices.

Read more about Looker’s culture.


About Looker
Looker is the business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform that’s part of the Google Cloud data and analytics suite. Transcending traditional BI, Looker powers data experiences that deliver actionable business insights at the point of decision and infuses data into products and workflows to allow organizations to extract value from data at web-scale. Over 2000 industry-leading and innovative companies such as Sony, Amazon, The Economist, IBM, Etsy, Lyft and Kickstarter have trusted Looker to power their data-driven cultures. For more information, visit Looker or Google Cloud and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.


About 2017 Bay Area Best Places to Work
Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions. The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, our research partner. The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process. By ranking companies and sharing best practices we facilitate idea sharing and help other companies learn from the best.

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