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Google buying Looker spotlights ThoughtSpot: Sudheesh Nair

Google’s announcement last week to acquire Looker for USD 2.6 billion has warmed up the data analytics and BI space. Google would buy the privately held big-data analytics company Looker, for USD 2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud chief executive Thomas Kurian.

The combination of Looker and Google Cloud will provide an end-to-end analytics platform to connect, collect, analyze and visualize data across Google Cloud, Azure, AWS, on-premises databases and ISV applications. 

A unicorn enterprise start up ThoughtSpot with its business intelligence and big data analytics platform helps companies and their users explore, analyze and share real-time business analytics data easily.

The search and AI-driven analytics company is rapidly expanding its operations, customer base and brand in the niche domain of augmented AI, and empowering C-suite executives and front-line employees with data-driven insights. 

In an exclusive interaction with IDG, Sudheesh Nair, CEO, ThoughtSpot shares his perspective on the Google-Looker deal’s impact on data analytics market. 

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