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Data security & observability platform

1001+ employees
  • B2B
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Deep Tech
  • Analytics
  • Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning
  • SaaS
  • Cyber Security
South Beach, San Francisco, CA

Company mission

To allow clients to focus on the business outcomes that data can deliver by helping organisations use their data to answer questions, take actions, and achieve business objectives

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3% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

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Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

Splunk was founded to produce software for searching and analysing machine-generated data for clients. The platform provides live data insights and is an attractive option due to its flexibility, scalability and ability to process real time data.

The company has evolved significantly since being founded, implementing developments in augmented reality, machine learning and mobile technology. Further, the company's transition to the cloud has allowed it to provide new offerings, and proved its ability to move with market trends.

Acquired by Cisco in 2024, Splunk now benefits from Cisco's user protection, breach protection and threat intelligence capabilities. The company will continue to deliver its security products, and also has plans to enhance its portfolio moving forwards.


  • Paid parental leave
  • Health Care and Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Pet insurance discount
  • Student loan resources
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Cool workspace with collaborative environments
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Gym discounts/onsite fitness centers
  • Stocked kitchens
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Electric car charging stations
  • Education reimbursement

Company values

  • Innovative: Splunk values people committed to improving the future
  • Fun: Splunk believes in fostering a positive atmosphere and celebrating its successes
  • Disruptive: Splunk is always looking for ways to be more efficient and better
  • Open: Splunk values honesty and inclusivity, with an open-door policy
  • Passionate: Passion for its customers and products is what drives Splunk to keep improving

Funding (last 2 of 3 rounds)

Sep 2007



Jan 2006




Total funding

This company has top investors


Gary Steele

(EVP & GM of Splunk at Cisco, not founder)

Was CEO and President of Splunk before it became a Cisco company. Previously CEO at Proofpoint and Portera, VP at Sybase, and Market Development Manager at Sun Microsystems.

Diversity & Inclusion at Splunk

  • Our diversity, equity and inclusion strategy is built on three key pillars: growing a diverse workforce, nurturing our culture of inclusion in the workplace, and driving positive change in the marketplace for Splunkers, customers and partners
  • We are committed to recruit, retain and develop high-performing, innovative and engaged Splunkers with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We created the DEI at Splunk Council (DISCO) to set and track progress on diversity, equity and inclusion across all functions and geographies
  • We have also implemented processes, tools and education to try to prevent unconscious bias across our hiring and talent recruitment processes. It has also given us a company-wide vernacular to label bias where we see it
  • We know that Splunkers are made up of a million different data points. And we’re committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion and making Splunk a place where everyone can thrive
  • Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide community for underrepresented groups and allies, offering support, mentoring and networking opportunities. We now have nine employee-led ERGs, including Pride, Womxn +, Veterans, Somos (Latinx), Black Employees and Mentors (BEAMs), Disabled=*True, Pilipinx, Natives, and Neurodiversity

Jobs (16)

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Software Engineering