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Kofi Amoo-Gottfried

CMO
at
DoorDash

Kofi Amoo-Gottfried is the Chief Marketing Officer at DoorDash.

Prior to DoorDash, Kofi was VP of Brand & Consumer Marketing at Facebook, having previously served as the company’s Head of Consumer Marketing for internet.org.

Before Facebook, Kofi was Chief Strategy Officer at FCB New York. He joined FCB from Bacardi Global Brands, where he was the Global Communications Director for the Rum category and the architect for the reinvention of the Bacardi brand.

As the Founder and Managing Director of Publicis West Africa, Kofi created and launched the first majority-owned network agency on the African continent.

And as the Senior Strategic Planner on Nike at Wieden+Kennedy, Kofi crafted the strategy for Nike’s global Beijing Olympics campaign.

He began his career at Leo Burnett Chicago & Leo Burnett London - working on Kellogg’s, Coca Cola, and Global Giving.

In 2014, Kofi was named to Ad Age’s “40 under 40” list of young marketing stars. In September 2017, Kofi won ADCOLOR’s “Rockstar” Award. And In 2020, Kofi was named an Adweek Brand Genius.

Kofi has a BA in Economics and International Studies from Macalester College. He serves on the Board of Population Services International - the global health and human services NGO dedicated to improving the lives of the world’s most vulnerable populations, and lives in Half Moon Bay, CA with his college-sweetheart-turned-wife Kate, and their rambunctious young sons Marlowe and Miles.

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