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Kevin Merritt

Founder and CEO, Socrata

Kevin is the founder and CEO of Socrata. In 2002 Kevin founded MessageRite, a web-based email archiving software developer and service provider. In 2004 FrontBridge Technologies acquired MessageRite where Kevin functioned as CTO. In 2005 Microsoft acquired FrontBridge. At Microsoft Kevin served as Software Architect and Director of Operations before leaving to found Socrata in 2007. At heart, Kevin is a software entrepreneur with a passion for and focus on making customers elated by delivering great software as a service. You can read and subscribe to No Wiggle Room, Kevin’s personal blog on entrepreneurship, technology and startups.