Icon — Kofi Amoo-Gottfried
Kofi is the Chief Marketing Officer at DoorDash, responsible for driving growth and engagement across all three sides of the marketplace. Prior to DoorDash, Kofi was VP of Brand & Consumer Marketing at Meta, having previously served as the company's Head of Consumer Marketing for internet.org.
Before Meta, 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. 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. In 2020, Kofi was named to Business Insider's list of "25 CMO's To Watch" and honored with AdWeek's "Brand Genius" award. In 2021, Kofi was a recipient of AdWeek’s CMO award. And in 2022, Kofi was honored as one of Campaign Magazine’s “CMO 50”, and recognized as one of Business Insider’s “Most Innovative CMOs”.
Kofi has a BA in Economics and International Studies from Macalester College. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Macalester College; on the Board of Vital Farms - a Certified B Corporation that brings ethical food to the table to improve the lives of people, animals, and the planet; on the Board of Stitch Fix - the leading destination for personalized shopping, styling and inspiration; and as a Venture Advisor to Listen Ventures.
Kofi lives in South Orange, NJ with his college-sweetheart-turned-wife Kate, and their rambunctious young sons Marlowe and Miles.