Jamie L. Pearson is the President and CEO of Bhang Inc. A rare, second-generation cannabis executive, she has decades of experience in global operations, deal structuring and negotiation as a former multi-national real estate entrepreneur and investor. Fluent in German and English, Jamie is responsible for Bhang’s capital markets initiatives, national and international expansion, and overall corporate management. She leads the company’s diverse executive team in the development and execution of Bhang’s strategic plan. Jamie’s cannabis expertise, operations experience, and deep legacy and legal industry relationships elevate Bhang and the entire industry. A graduate of Vassar College and the University of Oregon, Jamie was selected from over 7,500 nominees as a High Times Female 50 Honoree and keynote speaker. In her viral speech, “Breaking the Glass Ceiling,” Jamie outlined the measurable benefits of including women and the BIPOC community in leadership and board roles on purpose. Jamie believes the cannabis industry should be positively disruptive to the very framework of business and encourages her colleagues to share access, to reject the plant’s stigma, and to promote cannabis as a gateway to wellness for our bodies, our companies, and our communities.