Friday's Last Word: Looker CEO Frank Bien

Friday's Last Word: Looker CEO Frank Bien — Who exactly is he?

Looker CEO Frank Bien joined the Santa Cruz, California-based inventive software company in 2013 after more than 20 years of experience in technology. Before joining Looker, Bien was senior vice president of Strategy for software-defined storage vendor Virsto (which was acquired by VMware) and vice president of Strategic Alliances at EMC. Bien worked as vice president of Business Development Greenplum before it was acquired by EMC.

What are his plans for Looker?

"To make more customers happy, one at a time," he says. "There's nothing better than having someone tell me that Looker was finally the thing that made their data culture real."

Who does Rogers challenge to sit in the hot seat?

Bob Muglia, CEO at Snowflake.

What is "Friday's Last Word"?

Friday's Last Word welcomes cloud-centric CEOs who are willing to speak with Talkin' Cloud without someone peeking over a shoulder. Click on each photo to learn more about the CEO you're viewing — it's that simple.

Think you can handle sitting in the hot seat? Send an email to Talkin' Cloud Senior Editor CJ Arlotta at cj.arlotta [at] for further information. If he doesn't get back to you right away, bother him some more — and more.

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