Ben Larson is CEO of Vertosa. Calling upon his experience as a serial entrepreneur, investor, and startup adviser, he and the Vertosa team enable businesses to easily enter the growing cannabis and hemp industry by providing reliable and scalable water dispersible active ingredients tailored for each product. He Co-Founded Gateway, the premier cannabis startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley. Additionally, Ben is a Director and Mentor for the Founder Institute, where he formerly managed global operations and helped grow the program into over 100 cities around the world. He’s also active on several boards inside and out of the cannabis industry and travels the world speaking to audiences of all sizes. Ben was recognized in the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 by the San Francisco Business Times.