Vikas Desai

Founder & Partner, WelCan Capital

Vikas founded the venture capital company in New York in January to invest in high-impact cannabis companies in all aspects of the industry. Before entering the marijuana sector, he worked as a private equity investor at New York-based Oaktree Capital Management, where he played a key role more than $2 billion in transactions. Vikas got his start handling real estate projects and mergers and acquisitions as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley.