Paul Pedersen is the CEO of Nextleaf Solutions, a provider of cannabis and hemp processing technologies. Paul has over 10 years of experience starting, growing and financing emerging growth companies.
Over his career, Paul has advised a number of early-stage companies on raising capital and going public through IPOs and reverse mergers. Since 2013, he has been focused primarily on Canada’s emerging cannabis industry.
Paul holds an MBA in Finance from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University – where he served as a Fellow at the Center for Venture Capital Private Equity and Entrepreneurial Finance – and a Bachelors of Commerce Degree from the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University.