Jacob Merlin (US)
Born and raised in Washington DC, music and movement have always been an integral part of Jacob Merlin's life. After obtaining his undergraduate and master's degree from the University of Virginia in Kinesiology & Exercise Physiology, Merlin worked professionally in the health and wellness field while also simultaneously beginning his pursuit of business endeavors in electronic music. His infectious energy and passion is clear to see on first impression and Jacob has played an integral role in establishing 1001Tracklists as a renowned brand in the industry. Continually growing strong new connections and building an invaluable network, his personal relationships tie in harmony with the committed, innovative work he’s done on the website and social media to establish 1001Tracklists as a premiere source of content and leading hub for music, artist, and event discovery within the electronic music landscape. From starting and growing the globally recognized Top 101 Producers concept, to running virtual festivals during covid with over 170+ artists, to organizing events in Amsterdam, China, Miami, and Vietnam, Merlin takes great pride in bringing the brand and its unique community to life!