Vice President of Cultivation – Mat dove into the industry 23 years ago, a journey from the infancy of the cannabis industry to the now globally emergent market. He came out of ten years in the Fortune 100 as an “operator” managing multiple implementation teams, executing strategic initiatives to bring online 26 offshore facilities in Central and Latin America. He specialized in multi-national execution of large-scale supply chain, logistics and technology deployments with companies such as Levi Strauss, TRW, GE Capital and other firms.
In the infancy of legal cannabis (Prop215/SB420 era), he established an industry reputation as a Master Grower and full-scope expert in craft cannabis production, distribution, and markets. In step with legalization, he applied his corporate implementation skills to the segment, utilizing the “production of craft cannabis at scale” model. He is a proven “full stack” expert across the cannabis segment in consulting, cultivation, design, and implementation of client objectives while keeping pace with changing regulatory requirements and the global industry trends in this rapidly emergent industry.
A cannabis purist seated in a global view of the cannabis industry, he is known for maintaining extensive connections and working relationships across the vertical space. His specialty is implementing solutions that transform vision into well-built realities.