Davis Smith

Founder & CEO, Cotopaxi

Website: cotopaxi.com

Twitter: @cotopaxi

Davis is the founder and CEO of Cotopaxi, an outdoor gear brand with a humanitarian mission. He is a member of the United Nations Foundation’s ‘Global Entrepreneurs Council’ and a Presidential Leadership Scholar.

Davis was Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s “CEO of the Year” in 2016 and previously started Baby.com.br, Brazil’s ‘Startup of the Year’ in 2012. Davis holds an MBA from the Wharton School, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA from BYU.

Davis is an adventurer who has visited 70 countries. He has floated down the Amazon on a self-made raft, kayaked from Cuba to Florida, and explored North Korea.