Doug Merritt

Doug Merritt is Splunk’s President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board. He has been living and breathing software for the past 30 years -- in executive, sales, marketing and GM roles at companies like SAP and Cisco. Doug joined Splunk in 2014 as the head of Field Operations, and stepped into the CEO role in 2015.

Official Title:

President and CEO

What You Really Do:

Spread the good word about Splunk!!


My family, fitness and all things tech.

First Day at Splunk:

Made the rookie mistake of setting up a tab on my personal credit card for evening drinks at our Sales Kickoff.

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