Dave Cotter

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Dave Cotter, Chief Product Officer

Dave Cotter serves as Leafly’s Chief Product Officer and leads product development and engineering for Leafly’s array of consumer and business products. Dave most recently served as VP of Digital Products at Nordstrom after selling his text-based ecommerce startup MessageYes to the company in 2018. He was also a General Manager in Amazon Web Services and ran Amazon Associates, Amazon’s multibillion-dollar affiliate program. Prior to Amazon, Cotter co-founded Adxpose in 2004 and served as its chairman and chief executive officer until 2006. Dave has held product leadership roles at some of the most well-known companies in the industry, including Zulily, BEA, and Real Networks and was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Ignition Partners Venture Capital. In addition, he serves on the board of the Washington Technology Industry Association and The Foster Care Alumni Association. Dave has a B.A. in Economics from Oregon State University.