Co-Founder & CEO, Nextleaf Solutions
Paul Pedersen is co-founder & CEO of Nextleaf Solutions, a cannabis extraction technology company that has developed multiple issued and pending patents for commercial scale production of high-purity cannabinoid distillate, the precursor to every cannabis-infused product. Nextleaf’s patent portfolio will play an essential role in the production of edibles, beverages, vapes, and topicals – once legal in Canada and other global markets. Paul has been focused on the cannabis industry since 2013, consulting for a variety of cannabis companies and investors, including Canada’s first licensed cannabis oil producer and leading seed-to-sale software provider. Paul holds an MBA (Finance) from Michigan State University. Previously founded NASDAQ: TWER.