John Merris

CEO & Director Solo Brands

John Merris is the CEO of Solo Brands, bringing with him a wealth of expertise in driving sales, expansion, and profitability. Merris has held significant roles at major companies, including serving as a board member for Oru Kayak, Chief Revenue Officer for Clarus, and Vice President at MultiView. A visionary leader, Merris possesses advanced management skills, excelling in areas such as revenue acceleration, change management, operations, and product development. His business acumen is complemented by his exceptional relationship management and negotiation abilities, consistently building teams that not only achieve revenue gains but also safeguard margins and profitability. With a proven track record of partnering with private equity for successful outcomes, he continues to make impactful contributions in executive leadership roles across sales, operations, and marketing sectors.

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Government 2004 - 2007
Master of Business Administration (MBA 2011 - 2013
462210-2 Sales Growth
462210-3 Retail Executive Strategy
Product Development
relationship-team Relationship Management
462210-4 Entrepreneurship

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Unlocking Brand Growth Secrets with John Merris, Solo Brands' CEO

John Merris - May 2, 2023

John Merris, CEO of Solo Brands, has an impressive track record in brand building and driving success in competitive markets. Under his leadership, Solo Brands has grown exponentially and moved from a small business to a publicly traded company.

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MarketScale Live: Why Storytelling is Vital to Connecting with Customers

John Merris - April 21, 2021

On this episode of Market Scale Live, John Merris, the CEO of Solo Stove, shared his insights on the power of storytelling in B2B marketing. Merris is known for his ability to bring energy and storytelling to the companies he leads, and he believes that storytelling is the key to success in every business he has been a part of.

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Solo Stove Job Opportunity: Creating Authentic Stories through Web Design with CEO John Merris

John Merris - February 18, 2019

Reconnecting. Thats the motivation behind the history, the product and the team at Solo Stove.

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