Merlin started his career in 1997 with an executive search firm in Los Angeles after graduating from Florida State University. From 2003 to 2006, he worked as a Business development professional for Infotrieve Inc., an information management services company in New York. He spearheaded the sales operations of an internal business unit at Infotrieve and grew the business by over 160percent.
Merlin joined Merrill DataSite in 2006 to help lead the International sales effort operating from London, the European headquarters. Since then, the International DataSite business has grown at a robust rate. Merlin has personally facilitated virtual data rooms to execute more than 1,700 online due diligence projects. He has also developed a wide client base in the U.K., Russia, the CIS Region, Spain, India, South Africa and the Nordic region.