Kofi Ampadu has co-founded two businesses: the first was H2Melon, a health and wellness beverage company that he grew into 75 accounts in NYC and the second was Par, a marketplace for airline miles that listed over 17 million airline miles. Kofi currently runs WeWork Labs’ Soho West location as an advisor and connector to the startups in that space. He also serves on the leadership team of Startup Leadership Program (NYC Chapter), a highly-selective six-month program for startup founders, and as a mentor for Venture for America.
Before embarking on his entrepreneurship journey, Kofi was a management consultant at Accenture and independently. He has advised several large consumer goods clients on strategy and operations. Kofi also worked at Kraft Foods as a packaging engineer, leading his department in innovation and productivity initiatives.
Kofi holds a BS in Packaging Science from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business