Davis Smith is a serial e-commerce entrepreneur. He is currently the founding CEO of Cotopaxi, a vertically integrated e-commerce brand in the outdoor space. Prior to starting Cotopaxi he was the Co-CEO of Baby.com.br, Brazil's leading e-commerce company focused on the baby care space. Baby.com.br has raised over $40M in venture capital, led by Accel Partners and Tiger Global. In 2004, Davis founded, and later sold, PoolTables.com, America’s largest pool table retailer. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University (BA in International Studies), the University of Pennsylvania's Lauder Institute (MA in International Studies) and Wharton School (MBA).
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Kyle is currently pursuing a Master of Accountancy at Brigham Young University. A large portion of his time is devoted to learning the ins and outs of tax accountancy, but once the books are closed Kyle can be found working on some new entrepreneurial pursuit, or working with professors on research projects. Follow him on Twitter. Email: [masked] | Twitter: @MrKyleShields
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