Garrett Mehrguth

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Directive


Garrett Mehrguth is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Directive, a leading enterprise search marketing company headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Since its establishment in 2014, Mehrguth has led Directive in its expansion of five new locations, starting from Orange County, to Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, Austin, and London. Directive’s year-over-year growth rate has increased by 300 percent, and in 2019, Directive ranked in the top 500 in the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies in the U.S. Additionally, Directive is certified as a “Great Place to Work” for 2020.

As a thought leader, Garrett has been published by Salesforce, Marketing Land, Moz, Marketo, Search Engine Land, Ahrefs, Convince & Convert, Search Engine Journal, and more. He also speaks at Digital Summit, State of Search, General Assembly, MozCon, SMX West and more.