The company is led by CEO Alan Gertner, business leader, technologist and innovator who most recently led a $+150M organization at Google Asia Pacific. Often representing Google in the media, Alan has proven an expert in strategy and operations, including as founding member of Google’s first Global Business Strategy team in California. Alan was formerly a Management Consultant at Oliver Wyman New York and graduated Dean’s list from the Richard Ivey School of Business.
The company was founded by the Chairman Lorne Gertner, who is a pioneer in design, licensing, retail and real estate industries globally. Lorne has substantial experience in fashion whether as president of Mr. Leonard, investing in Pink Tartan with Joe Mimran, or as the Vice Chair of the Fashion Design Council of Canada. In cannabis, Lorne has proven a visionary, founding Cannasat Pharmaceuticals in 2004, which held Canada’s first government license to grow medical marijuana, in addition to co-founding and chairing Pharmacan, Lorne has received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Toronto.