Merlin LoveVP of Sales & Marketing
With a diversified skill set that has spanned the information technology, consumer electronics, and drone industries, Merlin is a unique and energetic executive who has a passion for sales, process, strategy, and sales operations, with a particular love of working with sales individuals to grow their skills and help build their careers.
A Bay Area native, Merlin started his career in Information Technology, working in hardware and web development before transitioning into consumer electronics sales. Working for Ingram Micro, he managed the project to expand into Western Canada, eventually returning to the United States to build a Telesales / Virtual Sales team in Scottsdale, AZ, eventually being asked to run the business development team, own sales operations for the company, and drive sales enablement with the entire sales organization. In 2015 he took a position as the Director of Global Sales & Channel Strategy for 3DR, where he was responsible for sales strategy, sell-through initiatives, and sales operations. After leaving the company to run sales and sales operations for other drone companies, Merlin returned home to 3DR in August of 2018.
In his personal life, Merlin is a novelist, poet, photographer, and graphic artist. He is a dedicated father of his two kids, whom he lives with in West Sacramento.