Keynote


Danny Moses

Founder, Moses Ventures

Danny Moses’ career on Wall Street began in 1991 and he has viewed the markets from many different perspectives, Municipal…

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Speakers


Deepak Anand

Co-founder & CEO, Materia Ventures

Deepak is recognized as a thought leader in the global cannabis space. He currently serves as the co-founder & CEO…

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Sahar Ayinehsazian

Attorney, Vicente Sederberg

Sahar is an attorney in Vicente Sederberg’s Los Angeles office, where she focuses on cannabis banking, corporate transactions, and regulations.…

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Craig Behnke

Equity Research Analyst, Marijuana Business Daily

Craig has worked in the investment industry since 1993. Most recently he was a portfolio manager at USAA Asset Management…

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Benton Bodamer

Member, Dickinson Wright

Benton is a Member in Dickinson Wright’s Columbus office. Benton has represented a wide range of public and private companies,…

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Maggie Cowee

Research & Data Analyst, Marijuana Business Daily

Maggie has 15 years of experience providing agribusiness research, analysis and education to business owners through land-grant universities, with a…

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Adam Goers

VP, Corporate Affairs, Columbia Care

Adam is the Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Columbia Care Inc., a medical cannabis company licensed to operate in…

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Scott L. Greiper

President, Viridian Capital Advisors

Scott founded the cannabis-focused financial and strategic advisory company in New York in 2014. He also is president and founding…

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Noa Kahner

CEO, Kahner Global

Noa is the founder and CEO of Kahner Global, a boutique conference company, which produces The Cannabis Private Investment Summit, an…

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Kim Kovacs

Managing Director, Arroyo Ventures

Kim is the Managing Director of Arroyo Ventures, a strategic advisory firm that provides a place for high net-worth female…

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Michael Lavery

Principal, Piper Jaffray

Michael is a principal and senior research analyst covering packaged food, tobacco and cannabis at Piper Jaffray investment bank in…

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Tyson MacDonald

EVP, Corporate Development, Acreage Holdings

Tyson has over 15 years of investing and transaction experience. He currently serves as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development for…

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Stephen Malloy

CEO, PharmaRolly Holdings

Stephen is the founder and CEO of PharmaRolly Holdings B.V., a registered company in the Netherlands with an operating subsidiary…

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Jeff Mathews

Managing Director, Ackrell Capital

Jeff has been an investment banker for over 15 years with the majority of his experience involving advising technology companies.…

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Dr. Inbar Maymon-Pomeranchik

Scientist & Investment Consultant, BioDiligence

Inbar is a scientific due diligence expert specializing in the global medical cannabis industry. After 15 years of molecular and…

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Yoni Meyer

Partner, Casa Verde Capital

Yoni is a partner at Casa Verde Capital, a leading venture capital firm focusing on the cannabis industry. In this…

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Rick Payne

Co-founder & Director of Portfolio, Cannabis Real Estate Consultants

Rick has almost a decade of real estate experience and has been involved in the cannabis industry since 2011. He…

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Patrick Rea

Co-founder & CEO, CanopyBoulder

Patrick is a 17-year veteran of startups, growth companies and big corporate entities. He now runs CanopyBoulder, a seed-stage, mentorship-driven…

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Mike Regan

Equity Research Analyst, Marijuana Business Daily

With over 20 years’ long/short investing experience in consumer & industrial sectors at hedge funds Roubaix Capital and Hawkshaw Capital,…

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James Rieger

Partner, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt

James is a partner at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt and the founder and Chair of its Cannabis Industry Practice…

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Paul Rosen

Co-founder & CEO, Pantry Food Co.

Paul is a career entrepreneur who, over the past seven years, has become one of the most active investors in…

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Peter Rosenberg

Partner, Merida Capital Partners

Peter has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He is currently a partner at Merida Capital Partners,…

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Codie Sanchez

Managing Director, Entourage Effect Capital

Codie is an entrepreneur, investor and speaker who’s built a highly successful asset-management business in Latin America and served as…

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Jennifer M. Sanders

Founder & Chief Strategist, AURA Ventures

Jennifer is the founder and Chief Strategist for AURA Ventures. In this role, she leverages her experience as an international…

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Jeff Schultz

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Navy Capital

Jeff has served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Navy Capital since November 2018. In this role, he…

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Paul E. Smithers

President & CEO, Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc.

Paul has served as president and CEO of Innovative Industrial Properties since it’s inception in 2016. Innovative Industrial Properties is…

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Shane Terry

Co-founder & CEO, TapRoot Holdings

Shane is the co-founder and CEO of TapRoot Brands, a vertically integrated company based in Nevada. Shane has been at…

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Andrew Thut

Chief Investment Officer, 4Front Ventures

Andrew was an early investor in 4Front and now currently serves as Chief Investment Officer. In this role, he brings…

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John D. Wagner

Managing Director, 1st West Mergers & Acquisitions

With a focus on compliance services, laboratories and software, John co-leads the cannabis and hemp practice for 1stWest, which has…

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Melissa L. Waite

Member Partner, Dickinson Wright

Melissa is a member in Dickinson Wright’s Real Estate department and practices in the areas of privilege licensing, business transactions…

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Chris Walsh

President and Incoming CEO, Marijuana Business Daily

Chris is the President and incoming CEO of Marijuana Business Daily. He served as the founding editor of MJBizDaily during the…

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David Wenger

Principal, GRA Capital Holdings

David is the founder and principal for GRA Capital, which invests in U.S. and foreign private and public cannabis companies…

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Brent Williams

Founder & Managing Member, Highwater Financial

Brent is the founder and managing partner for Highwater Financial, a company focused on educating the public on the rapidly…

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