38 min

The Philanthropist Adventurer: Davis Smith, CEO of Cotopaxi The Safari

    • Management

Davis is the founder and CEO of Cotopaxi, an outdoor gear brand with a humanitarian mission, recently backed by Bain Capital Double Impact. He is a member of the United Nations Foundation's Global Leadership Council and a Presidential Leadership Scholar. Davis previously started Brazil’s "Startup of the Year,” was Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s “CEO of the Year," and is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Davis holds an MBA from the Wharton School, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA from Brigham Young University. Davis is an adventurer who has floated down the Amazon on a self-made raft, kayaked from Cuba to Florida, and explored North Korea.


 


Interviewed by Mortimer Singer.

Davis is the founder and CEO of Cotopaxi, an outdoor gear brand with a humanitarian mission, recently backed by Bain Capital Double Impact. He is a member of the United Nations Foundation's Global Leadership Council and a Presidential Leadership Scholar. Davis previously started Brazil’s "Startup of the Year,” was Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s “CEO of the Year," and is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Davis holds an MBA from the Wharton School, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA from Brigham Young University. Davis is an adventurer who has floated down the Amazon on a self-made raft, kayaked from Cuba to Florida, and explored North Korea.


 


Interviewed by Mortimer Singer.

38 min