Cassandra Farrington, who was recently recognized as one of the United States’ most enterprising women in 2017, is the co-founder and CEO of Marijuana Business Daily and its family of MJBizCon events. She entered the world of niche B2B industry publishing and events as a marketer at Phillips Business Information (now Access Intelligence) and went on to earn her MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. She then served as a Vice President at Citi prior to co-founding her current company.
Cassandra has overseen the growth of the MJBizCon series of events to year-over-year top honors on Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 lists. The company has also been recognized on Inc. Magazine’s 2016 and 2017 lists of America’s fastest-growing private companies. In addition to being featured in Inc. magazine and Forbes, Cassandra is frequently invited to speak to audiences around the globe as one of the most influential leaders of the cannabis industry worldwide.