Founder & Former Chairman, CEO and Co-CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC) formerly Tweed Marijuana Inc., a Cannabis company based in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada. Bruce founded Tweed in 2013 and renamed it Canopy Growth Corporation in 2015. Canopy Growth Corp was the first cannabis company in North America to be listed on a major stock exchange (TSX-V in April 2014 and TSX in July 2016) and to be included on a major stock index (S&P/TSX Composite Index in March 2017).
Ever since Saul can remember he has looked at a business and tried to break it down to understand it and figure out how to optimize it. He loves to improve a good idea and make it great. Saul understands that there is a fine balance between perfection and delivery – and drives hard to execute.
In 2013, at the age of 7, Rylie was diagnosed with aggressive bone tumors that disintegrated her facial bones. Her mother, Janie, learned about the efficacy of cannabis oil against cancer and decided to give it to Rylie hoping it might help minimize her bone tumors and prevent recurrence. With the help of whole plant cannabis oil, Rylie defied everyone’s expectations. Rylie’s smile returned!
Steven Turetsky prides himself on being a ‘first generation’ cannabis professional – someone who began his career in cannabis during college as an academic pursuit and has continued to grow up in it as the industry too matures. Seven years later, Turetsky is the founder and principal consultant at Turetsky Consulting Group dba The Yalla Group. The passion that drives him forward amidst the everyday chaos of the industry is knowing that cannabis has the potential to be an incredibly potent driver of economic development worldwide.
Dr. Sharon is a board certified neurologist practicing in the USA and Israel. He is director of headache and facial pain at Sheba Medical Center in Israel. He did his fellowship training Harvard Medical School's Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, USA and his residency training at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York, USA. His medical degree is from Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Yoram has more than 30 years experience in all areas of Global Transportation, Supply Chain management and Logistics. In the last 14 years, Yoram proudly led the Global Transportation and Logistics Network of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. He was directly responsible...
Dr. Inbar Maymon-Pomeranchik, is a scientist and Biotech Investment Consultant Expert, specializing in Life science, Biotech, Ag-tech and a particular expertise in the global medical cannabis industry. Inbar brings more than 15 years of experience in molecular & genetic research and as an R&D researcher and project leader in the Biotech industry in large, small and start-up technology corporates.
Eli is a Principal in the NJ-based law firm Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. He counsels employers, businesses and entrepreneurs on emerging issues associated with state-legalization of cannabis and federal illegality, cannabis licensing, and regulatory compliance....
Yoav Giladi is a renowned cannabis researcher, born in Israel. Yoav’s background is phytopathology and plant breeding. For the past six years, Yoav has bred and grown industrial hemp in licensed fields and was the first Israeli breeder who successfully registered a cannabis seed variety in the United States....
Hagit Yagoda is a certified cannabis chemist and activist in the field of medical cannabis. A fascinating lecturer focusing on the medicinal virtues of cannabis, how she discovered it and how it turned into the way that it saved her life. Her personal story is interwoven with great knowledge to raise the awareness and importance of cannabis medicine.