Brief Overview

Lookout is a cybersecurity company that supports individuals and enterprises being both mobile and secure. With visibility into over 30 million apps providing a dataset of virtually the world’s mobile code, the Lookout Security Cloud can identify connections that would otherwise go unseen, predicting and stopping mobile attacks before they do harm.


1 Front Street, Suite 2700
San Francisco, California 94111


Jim Dolce serves as CEO of Lookout.
John Hering serves as Co-Founder and Executive Director
Kevin Mahaffey serves as Co-Founder and CTO


John Hering, James Burgess, and Kevin Mahaffey founded the company in 2007, after Hering invented a famous hacking tool called BlueSniper that allowed control of a Nokia device from a mile away. Since then the company has taken a mobile-first approach to security. Today Lookout protects mobility for some of the world’s largest enterprises, critical government agencies and tens of millions of individuals worldwide.

Key Competitors

CheckPoint, Zimperium, Skycure

Products and Services

Lookout offers a range of solutions powered by the Lookout Security Cloud that allows individuals and enterprises to protect their devices, applications and data:

• Lookout Personal – Safeguards individual devices and data against viruses, malware, loss, and theft.
• Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security – Enables enterprises to secure personal and corporate devices against app, device, and network-based threats while providing control over data leakage.
• Lookout App Security – Analyzes apps for public and private enterprise app stores to detect malware and suspicious behaviors.
• Lookout Threat Intelligence – Helps enterprises track emerging threats through app analysis and behavior profiling from Lookout’s unique dataset of mobile code.