Elizabeth Becker

Elizabeth Becker

Growing up in an entrepreneurial family, Elizabeth has a foundation in sales and marketing, and moved into writing and directing in the film and television industries.  Always a cannabis advocate, Elizabeth’s Master’s thesis at the American Film Institute (1999) addressed the absurdity of the illegality of marijuana in conversations ahead…

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Nicholas Paschal

Nicholas Paschal

Nicholas Paschal is an entrepreneur and technologist with year-after-year success achieving revenue, profit, and business growth objectives within startup, turnaround, and rapid change conditions. He is the CEO of Alpine IQ; a customer data, marketing, and analytics cloud designed specifically for the cannabis industry. Their goal since day one has…

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Ingenious Cannabis Entrepreneurs to watch in 2021

cannabis entrepreneurs

There is way more to cannabis than getting “high.” The United States alone has grossed a total between $71.4B-$87.5B in 2020 contributing to cannabis’s total economic impact (according to Marijuana Business Daily). Because of this, cannabis entrepreneurs and small startup businesses from around the world are harnessing their efforts with…

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Justin Hall

Justin Hall

Justin registered bud.com in 1994, the year he launched his personal site “Justin’s Links from the Underground” and helped launch the first commercial web magazine HotWired. The NY Times later called him “perhaps the founding father of personal weblogging.” Hall has worked as a journalist, a TV host, a CEO,…

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Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee is the co-founder of Los Angeles based CBD and cannabis brand Alive & Kicking. Prior to launching, Ryan was an advertising creative director where he led integrated marketing campaigns for many Fortune 100 brands. He saw an opportunity to bring his experience from a complimentary industry into the…

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Isaac Balbin

Isaac Balbin

Dr. Isaac Balbin is the founder of Parsl, a new type of technology company that is helping the cannabis industry communicate effectively through the utilization of blockchain and other cutting edge technologies including IoT, AR, VR, and AI / Machine Learning. Isaac’s inspiration for Parsl didn’t begin when he completed…

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Abby Stoddard

abby stoddard

Abby is a pharmacist with ten years of experience across all facets of the industry including retail, hospital, managed care and public policy. During her tenure at a pharmacy benefit manager Abby held the role of principal state lobbyist, directing all advocacy, lobbying, and policy work across 13 states. In…

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Ben Guez

Ben Guez

Ben Guez left France 8 years ago to start his entrepreneur journey and founded his business venture as LAXIR a digital marketing agency in 2015, co-founded of Zentap a SaaS company for realtors in 2018, and just launched kloe a marketing software for CBD and Cannabis business owners. Where did…

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Michael Sassano

Michael Sassano

Although Michael Sassano’s exciting career has led him to be involved in the fast-paced worlds of international real estate development, high-level banking, and cutting edge tech-investing, it is the cannabis space where he has shined the brightest. Michael is well known as one of the original movers and shakers in…

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John Ramsay

John Ramsay

Former U.S. Army Medic Staff Sergeant committed husband, and father of two children, John Ramsay understood from a young age that he was destined to care for people and use his abilities for good while also being a strong leader. After graduating from high school in Southern California John knew…

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Stephen Ryan

Stephen Ryan

Stephen Ryan is the Chief Marketing Officer at Infinite CBD, where he is responsible for researching, planning, outlining and implementing all of the business marketing ideas and campaigns. Before Infinite CBD, Stephen finished getting his college education about graphic and web design from the Art Institute of California, and began…

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