the leading data platform company, is bringing some of the most
pioneering minds in data and analytics to its annual data conference – JOIN
2017 – in San Francisco on September 13-15. Since JOIN 2016, Looker
has significantly expanded its customer base, driven substantial revenue
growth and opened its European Headquarters.
JOIN 2017 is a uniquely designed, intimate three-day event where data
professionals, business leaders and business analysts can learn about
and share the latest innovations, tools and trends in the data market.
Delivering the keynote on the main stage this year will be Simon Sinek,
renowned author of Start with Why and Leaders Eat Last.
Last year’s sold-out event set the stage for the highly-anticipated JOIN
2017, which features the release of groundbreaking product updates,
expanded sessions, and more hands-on deep dive workshops. Attendees will
hear from brilliant data minds from industry leaders like Buzzfeed,
Autodesk, Blue Apron, Github, Twilio, Indiegogo, PDX, Coursera, Kiva and
many more who will share their detailed stories on how data has helped
instrument their businesses. The Looker leadership team, including CEO
Frank Bien; co-founder, Chairman and CTO Lloyd Tabb; CMO Jen Grant; and
VP of Product Colin Zima will present the company’s trajectory and
plans. Register for JOIN 2017 here.
“The advancements made in the data space have never been more important
or more exciting than they are today,” said Frank Bien, Looker CEO.
“Companies are getting true value from their data and fundamentally
transforming their businesses based on insights never before possible.
JOIN 2017 is about continuing to learn and innovate. We’re excited to
bring together our partners, customers and data-minded leaders to help
set the course for the era of the data platform.”
Looker Growth and Innovation
Looker continues to be one of the fastest growing SaaS companies and was
named by Forbes
as one of the top private Cloud companies in the world. Over the last
year, the company reached 1000 customers, adding industry leading
companies such as Amazon’s Retail Group, Fox Networks Group, Five Guys,
CrossFit, Zapier, theSkimm, and OkCupid. In that time, Looker doubled
its revenue and closed a Series D funding round of $81.5 million led by
CapitalG, bringing its total funding to $177.5 million. Looker also
opened its European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and appointed Ryan
Gurney as Chief Security Officer.
Looker launched its Partner Network, growing to over 150 global
technology, integration and consulting partners. Technology partners in
this ecosystem invested in Looker’s platform developing over 30 publicly
On the product front, Looker engineers continued to innovate and release
many new features that improve usability, performance, security and
About JOIN 2017
JOIN 2017 is Looker’s annual, multi-day data conference dedicated to
data professionals and thought-leaders who are tackling real-world
problems using data. This year’s conference will be held on September
13-15, 2017 at the Palace of Fine Arts: Exhibition Center in San
Francisco, CA. JOIN 2017 is brought to you by Looker, Amazon Web
Services, Google Cloud Platform, Segment, Snowflake and many other data
Looker is a complete data platform that offers data analytics and
business insights to every department, and easily integrates into
applications to deliver data directly into the decision-making process.
The company is powering data-driven cultures at more than 800
industry-leading and innovative companies such as Sony, Amazon, The
Economist, Kohler, Etsy, Lyft and Kickstarter. The company is
headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, with offices in San Francisco,
New York, London and Dublin, Ireland. Investors include CapitalG,
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital Partners, Redpoint
Ventures, First Round Capital, Sapphire Ventures and Goldman Sachs. For
more information, connect with us on LinkedIn,
or visit looker.com.
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