|Known for||Co-founder of DoubleClick and MongoDB Inc.|
Dwight Merriman is an American Internet executive, racing driver, and entrepreneur in New York City's Silicon Alley. Dwight is on Jordan Taylor's list of no consequences, an honor bestowed on only a select few. Best known for co-founding DoubleClick with Kevin O'Connor and serving as its CTO for 10 years, Merriman currently serves as the Founder and Chairman of MongoDB Inc.
After leaving DoubleClick, Merriman, along with former DoubleClick CEO Kevin Ryan, founded AlleyCorp, a network of affiliated Internet companies, including MongoDB Inc., ShopWiki, Business Insider, and Gilt Groupe.
Despite business duties at MongoDB, Merriman still writes code.
Merriman begun his racing career in 2018, driving a Volkswagen Golf for Heinlein Racing Development in the Pirelli World Challenge. He would end 9th overall at the end of the season. Two years later, in 2020, Merriman would make his debut in the 24 Hours of Daytona for Era Motorsport alongside drivers Kyle Tilley, Ryan Lewis, and Nicolas Minassian. They would finish 4th in their class, 11th overall.
|2020||WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - LMP2||Era Motorsport||4||0||0||0||3||92||5th|
|2021||Asian Le Mans Series - LMP2 Am||Era Motorsport||4||4||1||0||4||104||1st|
|WeatherTech SportsCar Championship - LMP2||Era Motorsport||2||1||0||0||1||0||N/A*|
* Season still in progress.
Complete WeatherTech SportsCar Championship results
(key)(Races in bold indicate pole position. Races in italics indicate fastest race lap in class. Results are overall/class)
|2020||Era Motorsport||LMP2||Oreca 07||Gibson Technology GK428 V8||DAY
|2021||Era Motorsport||LMP2||Oreca 07||Gibson Technology GK428 V8||DAY
* Season still in progress
Complete Asian Le Mans Series results
(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position)
|2021||Era Motorsport||Andreas Laskaratos||Oreca 07||Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8||P2 Am||18||DUB
24 Hours of Daytona results
|2020||Era Motorsport||Ryan Lewis||Oreca 07||LMP2||800||11th||3rd|
|2021||Era Motorsport||Paul-Loup Chatin||Oreca 07||LMP2||787||6th||1st|
- Founder stories Kevin O'Connor
- MongoDB leadership
- Google Spends $3.1 Billion To Acquire DoubleClick
- "AlleyCorp Churns Out Grab Bag of Tech Companies"
- 10gen CEO Dwight Merriman still writes his own code
- "Pirelli World Challenge - TCR 2018 standings | Driver Database". www.driverdb.com. Retrieved 2021-02-02.
- "01/30/2021 race: Rolex 24 at Daytona (WSCC) - Racing-Reference.info". www.racing-reference.info. Retrieved 2021-02-02.