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Type: Public
Industry: Internet
Founded: 1997
Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
Country: USA
Website: www.looksmart.com
LinkedIn: LookSmart
Key People
Jean-Yves Dexmier, Executive Chairman & CEO

LookSmart is a pay per click (PPC) advertising network solutions provider. LookSmart is a public company and it is trading at NASDAQ under the ticker symbol LOOK.O. Jean-Yves Dexmier is the Executive Chairman & CEO of the company. Its headquarters is located in San Francisco, CA.[1]


In July 1996, LookSmart was established and its official website was launched on October of the same year. The company is a subsidiary of Readers Digest, a global publishing and marketing company of books, magazines, music, videos and other forms of new media. Look Smart went public on August 1999 with an offering price of $12 per share and reached as high as $70 in 2000.[2] [3]