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Google’s $2.6 Billion Looker Deal Said to Get Closer DOJ Review

By Mark Bergen, Sarah McBride, and David McLaughlin Bloomberg October 14, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA U.S. antitrust enforcers have started an in-depth review..

October 14, 2019

Netflix’s first CEO talks about Reed Hastings, negotiating tactics and his dislike of business plans

By Rosellen “Rosie” Downey Silicon Valley Business Journal September 17, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photos above: Marc Randolph purchases a copy..

September 18, 2019

Q&A: Marc Randolph talks about Santa Cruz, Reed Hastings, and the birth of Netflix

By Sara Isenberg Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief Santa Cruz Tech Beat September 17, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Marc Randolph, co-founder and..

September 16, 2019

Data Storytelling in Action: Using Data to Guide your Fantasy Football Draft Strategy (Part II)

By Jesse Sherb Sales Engineer at Looker September 5, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Last year, I wrote a post in preparation for the 2018 Fantasy Football season..

September 5, 2019

How To Identify & Retain Fantastic Talent with Kelli Dragovich Of Looker

By Kage Spatz Authority Magazine August 29, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Kelli Dragovich, Chief People Officer at Looker. Source: LinkedIn)..

August 29, 2019

A Collective Impact: Interns of Looker

By Kennedy Cartwright Intern at Looker August 8, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Left to right, Looker interns Larry Tran, Kennedy Cartwright, Roy..

August 9, 2019

#CODE831: Why doesn’t every student get this opportunity?

By Sukh Singh Code Naturally, CEO July 9, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Thank you cards from the students who attended #CODE831. Contributed.) Looker..

July 9, 2019

Why a Visualization is Worth a Thousand Data Points

By Jill Hardy Content Strategist, Customer Education at Looker July 9, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA We talk about data visualization (or “viz”) a lot at..

July 9, 2019

The Inside Story of How This Startup Turned a 216-Word Pitch Email into a $2.6 Billion Acquisition

(Source: First Round) July 2, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Looker cofounders Ben Porterfield and Lloyd Tabb. Source: Firstround) In August 2011,..

July 2, 2019

It was no accident that Netflix started in Santa Cruz

By Sara Isenberg Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Santa Cruz Tech Beat June 25, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Marc Randolph’s book That Will Never Work..

June 25, 2019

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