|Type of business||Public|
|Traded as||NASDAQ: LPSN
S&P 600 Component
|Headquarters||New York City|
|No. of locations||London, Berlin, Paris, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Atlanta, Tokyo, Melbourne, Mannheim, Amsterdam, Milan|
|Key people||Robert LoCascio, CEO|
|Revenue||US$ 209.93 million (2014)|
|Employees||1,058 (As of December 2014)|
|Subsidiaries||LivePerson Ltd. (formerly HumanClick Ltd.)
Contact At Once!, LLC
Engage Pty Ltd.
LivePerson (UK) Ltd.
LivePerson Netherlands B.V
|Slogan(s)||We Make Meaningful Connections|
LivePerson is a publicly held American technology company that develops products for online messaging, marketing, and analytics.
Headquartered in New York City, LivePerson is best known as the developer of LiveEngage- a messaging platform that allows companies to talk with visitors in real time on websites, mobile, and social networks.
LivePerson was founded in 1995 by Robert LoCascio after a disastrous customer service experience online. In April 2000, the company completed an initial public offering on the NASDAQ, in March 2011 its shares started trading also on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and are included in the TA-100 Index and the TA BlueTech Index.
Since its founding, LivePerson has expanded to include offices in London and Reading, England; Tel Aviv, Israel; Melbourne, Australia; Alpharetta, Georgia; Mannheim and Berlin, Germany; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Milan, Italy; Paris, France; Tokyo, Japan.
LivePerson provides a web based engagement service, also referred to as click to chat.
|October 2000||HumanClick||Real-time online customer service applications|||
|July 2006||Proficient Systems||Provider of hosted proactive, revenue generating on-site chat solutions|||
|October 2007||Kasamba Inc.||Online provider of chat-based experts|||
|April 2010||NuConomy||Web analytics and optimization platform|||
|May 2012||Amadesa||Web marketing company specializing in predictive intelligence technology|||
|June 2012||Look.io, Inc.||Mobile chat provider|||
|November 2012||ENGAGE Pty Ltd.||Australian provider of cloud-based customer contact solutions|||
|April 2014||NextGraph||Digital engagement solutions company|||
|June 2014||Synchronite||Co-browsing and video chat|||
|November 2014||Contact At Once||Leading platform for C2B sales conversations|||
- Robert LoCascio, Founder and CEO
- Daniel Murphy, CFO
- Eran Vanounou, CTO and GM, Technology Operations - Israel
- Monica Greenberg, SVP, Business Affairs and General Counsel
- Dustin Dean, EVP Sales and Customer Success
Products and services
- LiveEngage — A cloud-based method of customer messaging using Predictive Intelligent Targeting. Business can communicate with customers on web, mobile, and social.
- LP Insights — Turns customers' chat transcripts into structured and unstructured data to provide actionable insights.
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