GCI Virtual Summit Thought Leader – Deepak Anand, Materia
Deepak participated as a thought leader at the GCI Virtual Summit 2020, joining 1000+ registered global leaders in both cannabis and psychedelics.
Check out his bio below:
Deepak Anand of Materia has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the global cannabis industry. He is a public speaker and is regularly engaged with Canadian and International media on all subjects related to the Cannabis industry. Deepak Anand holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and Management from Vancouver Island University. He is a recognized thought leader and brings 15 years of leadership experience in the health, charitable/non-profit, and private sectors in Canada.
Within the global cannabis sector, Deepak Anand has worked with senior government officials, politicians, policy makers, health professional organizations, clinical practitioners, educators, investor, patients as well as producers. He has also served on the boards of various pharmaceutical associations across Canada, the United States and Europe.
Currently, Deepak Anand serves on a variety of boards within the international cannabis space which include not for profit, advocacy and patient driven organizations.
Prominent positions, Mr. Anand has previously held in the Cannabis industry include:
- Vice President of Business Development and Government Relations at Deloitte- CCI., Canada.
- Vice President for Zenabis Global Inc. (A Health Canada License Holder) with operations in Canada and Malta.
- Adjunct Professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). At KPU, Deepak Anand wrote, and taught Canada’s first and only Cannabis course titled ‘Cannabis Professional Series’ taught via an online module.
- Executive Director for the Canadian National Medical Marijuana Association (CNMMA). The CNMMA was the first and only industry association that factored in all facets of the nascent Cannabis industry in Canada.
If you are a leader operating in either the cannabis or psychedelics industries, check out the GCI Virtual Summit today! You can submit an application for a complimentary ticket for our 2021 Summit here.
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