Merkle is a global data-driven, technology-enabled performance marketing agency. For more than 25 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle, the nation’s largest privately-held agency, to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. By combining a complete range of marketing, technical, analytical and creative disciplines, Merkle works with clients to design, execute and evaluate connected CRM programs. With more than 2,700 employees, the privately held corporation is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland with 14 additional offices in the US and offices in London, Shanghai and Nanjing.
Company Growth (employees)
Columbia, US
Size (employees)
2,944 (est)+2%
Merkle was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Columbia, US

Key People/Management at Merkle

Craig Dempster

Craig Dempster

EVP & CMO & Customer Experience Group Leader
James Hutchison

James Hutchison

VP, Europe

Merkle Office Locations

Merkle has an office in Columbia
Columbia, US (HQ)
7001 Columbia Gateway Dr

Merkle Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$263.5 m

Latest funding size

$75 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years


Merkle's latest funding round in March 2016 was reported to be $75 m. In total, Merkle has raised $263.5 m

Merkle Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Aquila InsightJuly 07, 2017

Merkle Median Salaries

Source: 234 public H-1B filings from Merkle

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Merkle Online and Social Media Presence

Merkle News and Updates

Ford posts 6.2 percent October sales gain, marks best F-Series sales in 13 years; Ford brand SUV sales up 4.6 percent, while strong customer demand lifts Lincoln SUV sales 13.1 percent

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today reported its October 2017 sales results. Click here​ or visit to view the news release. Ford will begin its monthly sales call at 10 a.m. ET this morning when Erich Merkle, Ford U.S. sales analyst, will host a conference call for the investment commu…

Scottish data analytics startup Aquila Insight acquired by US firm Merkle

Aquila Insight, a Scottish data analytics startup, has been acquired by US marketing agency Merkle for an undisclosed amount. The Edinburgh-based company’s customers include Tesco Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Sony Mobile and it has offices in Derby and London. Aquila Insight founders John Brodi…

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