With over 25 years of experience, Len May, MCS is a pioneer in the medical cannabis industry having held positions such as the President of the Cannabis Action Network, Board Member and Lifetime Member of California Cannabis Association, as well as a stakeholder in some of the industry’s most iconic brands.
His experience also encompasses a strong understanding of branding and compliance, fundraising, and operations.
As a Certified Medical Cannabis Specialist in Medicinal Genomics, May has an in-depth knowledge of genomics, cannabinoids and terpenes and their interaction with the endocannabinoid system, allowing him to consult on formulations targeted to treat specific conditions. May has a Masters of Medical Cannabis and Endocannabinoid Formulation Specialist Certification from the Institute for the Advancement of Integrative Medicine. His areas of expertise include the workings of the Endocannabinoid system and how genetic expression plays a role in human experiences. In his role as CEO of Endocanna Health, he uses his knowledge of the plant to help modulate those experiences for those looking to incorporate Cannabis into their lives.
Mr. May is an accomplished public speaker having presented on these topics on some of the world’s most prestigious stages in his mission to help educate the population about the healing powers of cannabis.
Eric Kaufman is a serial entrepreneur with a background in product development, manufacturing and technology.
He successfully launched several toy companies and marketed products under entertainment licenses with Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Hearst Corporation and more. He co-founded Romar Computer, racing ahead of competitor Apple Computer developing the Turbo Hard Disk products, recognized as the first retail hard disks introduced to the market. Eric was also instrumental in developing a line of successful consumer computer software titles for Nova Development.
Anya Cravitz is an accomplished branding and marketing professional with 15 years of experience, launching and developing brands for the health, wellness, beauty and technology based industries.
Anya’s work has been featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Extra Pop Up Shop, FabLife, Mantra Magazine, the Huffington Post and more.
Anya’s work in the Cannabis industry has been acknowledged by Rolling Stone, Dope Magazine, the LA Weekly, and High Times Magazine.
Dr. Michael Tagen
Dr. Tagen is a scientist who has spent the last decade working in clinical research in both hospital and pharmaceutical company settings.
He has applied his expertise to drug development programs in oncology, immunology, and neuroscience. He currently serves as a consultant to several startups on pharmacology, pharmacogenetics, and clinical trials.
Dr. Tagen earned a B.A in Neuroscience from Connecticut College and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics from Tufts University.
Dr. Allen Lawrence
M.A., M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Lawrence is a graduate of UCLA Undergrad, UC Irvine Medical School, Internship at USC Los Angles County Hospital, and performed a Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Lawrence has also attained a Masters in Human Nutrition and Ph.D. In Psychology at the Pacific Institute for Advanced Studies in Los Angles, California.
Dr. O. Brian Kaufman
Dr. Kaufman is a specialist in corporate, academic, and non-profit communications. Professor of English at Quinebaug Valley Community College,
Professor of English at Quinebaug Valley Community College, teaches writing in Connecticut. A former editor of Competitive Utility and Project Finance Monthly trade journals, he covered the electric industry during its period of deregulation in the late ‘90s. With degrees in journalism, creative writing, and rhetoric, the former LA-based news reporter, editor, and radio producer covered politics, sports and business for The Burbank Leader, KABC Talkradio, KMNY Money Radio, and others.
Dr. Doug Smith
Doug has over 30 years of experience in genetic analysis, large-scale genome sequencing, bioinformatics and technology development.
His research experience encompasses numerous federally funded technology development and sequencing projects, including the human genome project. Additional experience encompasses development of commercial genomics applications at Genome Therapeutics Corp., Agencourt Bioscience Corp., Beckman Coulter Genomics and Courtagen Life Sciences. Doug’s current research interests include the molecular genetics of neurological disorders, pharmacogenetics, precision medicine, and the advancement of next generation sequencing based molecular diagnostics.
Dr. Jennifer Berman
M.D., Author, T.V. Personality
Dr. Jennifer Berman is an internationally renowned urologist, NY times best selling author and one of america’s leading expert and authorities…
in the field of female sexual health. She also co-founded the Female Sexual Medicine Center. Dr. Berman has received several awards, including the Women of Action Award, the Women Who Make a Difference Award, and the Rising Star of the Year award.
Former 2009 NFL player Jackson Jaguars and Chicago Bears. Britton is now a dedicated Cannabis…
Rosie is a founder of RMPR, a full -service, premier boutique, public relations firm specializing in technology, food, startup, cannabis and lifestyle clients.