Eric is a Global Mindset executive that entered the cannabis industry in 2009 when he helmed one of the first publicly-traded companies to openly focus on medical cannabis. He broadly consults in the industry, sits on Boards of Directors in Canada (cannabis standards) and USA (psychedelics technology, Seattle Hempfest). His primary focuses are in building international markets for emerging, regulated products and helping those markets capitalize on the large amounts of data they generate through machine learning and AI.
Eric holds a BS in Marketing from Miami of Ohio, an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and certificates from Moscow State University, Lomonosov and Indian School of Business. He has taught Business and Entrepreneurship at ASU’s Fulton Engineering School and continues to lecture globally. He offers a global mindset perspective on the industry through his web portal, Cannabinnovation