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Company Overview of Lookout, Inc.

Company Overview

Lookout, Inc. develops and delivers cloud-based consumer mobile device security applications for iPhones and iPads. Its mobile device security solutions protect businesses, governments, critical infrastructure, and people from the growing threats in the post-PC era. The company’s Security & Antivirus solution offers protection against mobile threats, phone loss, and theft; and Mobile Security solution locates iPhone if it’s stolen or lost, and keeps personal information backed up and safe from security risks. The company has a strategic partnership with KDDI. Lookout, Inc. was formerly known as Flexilis, Inc. and changed its name to Lookout, Inc. in December 2009. The company was incorporate...

1 Front Street

Suite 2700

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for Lookout, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 51
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman
Co-Founder and Chief Information Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 41
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Lookout, Inc. Key Developments

Lookout Announces Executive Appointments

Lookout has added two key executives to its leadership team: Aaron Cockerill as Vice President of Enterprise Product and David Helfer as Vice President of Worldwide Channel Development. Bringing decades of enterprise experience from companies like Citrix and Juniper to the Lookout team, these hires are the latest developments in the company's continued expansion into the large enterprise market. At Lookout, Cockerill is responsible for delivering enterprise products that leverage the company's cloud-based security platform, powered by intelligence from more than 50 million mobile devices, to stop mobile attacks before an enterprise is threatened. With more than 25 years of enterprise software experience, he joins Lookout from Citrix Systems, where he shaped the mobility offering and drove the strategy and execution behind the acquisition that produced Citrix XenMobile, a mobile device and app management solution. Helfer is leading the effort to develop Lookout's worldwide channel program, a key fixture of the company's enterprise expansion strategy. In this role, he will secure partnerships with value added resellers (VARs), systems integrators and distributors around the world. Before joining Lookout, Helfer spent 14 years at Juniper Networks where he led a multi-billion dollar channel organization, along with inside sales and territory sales teams. Under his leadership, Juniper received numerous awards for its innovative channel programs.

Lookout and KDDI Team up to Deliver Anti-Loss and Anti-Theft Services to au Smartphone Customers

KDDI and Lookout announced a strategic partnership to deliver device security to au's millions of Android and iOS customers. With the commencement of the partnership, KDDI will become the only mobile operator in Japan to offer customers support for locating a missing iPhone through its customer support center. Lookout Mobile Security will also come pre-installed on all of KDDI Android phones moving forward.

Lookout Introduces Theft Alerts to Put the Brakes on the Phone Theft Epidemic

Lookout, Inc. introduced Theft Alerts to its consumer product, Lookout Mobile Security. Theft Alerts provides users with crucial, contextual alerts anytime suspicious activity occurs on their device, giving users timely information to get their phone back. Theft Alerts is now available in Lookout Mobile Security Premium on Android and iOS. Thieves take common actions seconds after stealing a phone, including removing the SIM card or powering off the device, which prevent the owner from calling or tracking it. Lookout's Theft Alerts recognizes these actions, and within minutes sends the victim an email with a photo of the thief and a map of the device's exact location, providing the victim with clues to take immediate action and get their phone back. Actions that trigger a Theft Alert include: Incorrect passcode entered; SIM card removed; Airplane mode enabled; Device turned off; Lookout removed as device administrator.

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