Palantir Technologies, Inc. is a private American software and services company, specializing in data analysis.
The company’s software is used by government agencies such as the CIA and the FBI to visualize relationships among large amounts of data.
Palantir is best known for helping the U.S. government track down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
Palantir helps the world’s most important institutions to solve their most critical problems by unlocking the value of their data. Their platforms have been applied to such diverse problems as disaster relief, healthcare delivery, drug discovery, human trafficking, counterterrorism, financial crime, regulatory compliance, and the protection of privacy and civil liberties. In each case, Palantir has become an indispensible partner to executives and analysts alike, backed by the creativity of our top-ranked engineering teams.
It was founded in 2004 by five partners and is currently led by CEO Alex Karp who has no background in technology. Karp holds a doctoral degree in neoclassical social theory.
Palantir is headquartered in downtown Palo Alto, CA, with offices around the world, including New York, London, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and Tokyo, with more than 2,000 employees.
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