Kofi Amoo-Gottfried's Journey from Ghana to Silicon Valley

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 12 p.m. PST


Kofi Amoo-Gottfried, Vice President of Marketing, Doordash
Cory Haynes, Vice President of Financial Services and Insurance, Talkdesk

Prior to joining DoorDash as a Vice President of Marketing, Kofi Amoo-Gottfried was Vice President of Brand & Consumer Marketing at Facebook and Head of Consumer Marketing for Internet.org. In his roles at ad agencies Wieden+Kennedy and Leo Burnett, he worked with brands like Kellogg’s, Coca Cola and Nike. Ultimately he made what he calls a “completely bonkers decision” in 2008 to leave his dream job leading strategy for the Nike account at W+K to build an agency for Publicis in Ghana.

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