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Chad Cohen

Chad Cohen is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Scala Advisors, LLC. Scala Advisors provides corporate finance advisory services to both public and private growth technology companies. Chad is also currently Director and Audit Committee Chairman at Vacasa (NASDAQ: VCSA). Prior to Scala, Chad was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Capella Space.

Notably, as CFO, Chad has guided two companies through their (IPO) Initial Public Offering processes.  He was CFO of Adaptive Biotechnologies (NASDAQ: ADPT), where he led the company through its 2019 IPO, and was CFO of Zillow Group (NASDAQ: Z & ZG), where he also led the company through its 2011 IPO.

Among other finance roles during his tenure, he has also held positions at Ticketmaster and Ernst & Young. Chad has extensive board experience, where he previously contributed to the success of Ticketfly as Director as well Trupanion (NASDAQ: TRUP), and Adaptive before assuming his prior role as CFO.

Chad lives in Sammamish, Washington with his wife Jackie and two daughters.  He’s an avid world traveler, shooter, motorcyclist, and music fan.