Autum Davidson

President & Founder, Ever Higher Branding

As Executive Assistant to the President of Electrum Partners, Leslie Bocskor, Autumn Davidson received a unique education in the cannabis industry, cannabis business, and the ever-changing regulatory frameworks that encompass the industry. Searching for more, Autumn pursued a position at Altitude Products as a brand manager. She worked her way up through the ranks quickly to Director of Retail, where she gained extensive experience in cannabis branding and social media, retail events, sales, and product development.

Now, as the President of Ever Higher Brand Management, she brings together this knowledge and experience to provide world-class customer service to her clients. Autumn has been a cannabis patient for many years and believes in the plant’s medicinal value. She believes that advocacy continues to be a critical component of the legalization of cannabis, and has made normalization and advocacy integral to Ever Higher’s mission.

Autumn has a history of success in fast-paced environments, and the tenacity to do what it takes to get the job done. She is a dedicated and focused partner to her clients and projects, a critical thinker, and a problem-solving wizard with a propensity for thinking outside the box. All of this, combined with her passion for service, drives her ever higher.

Matthew Greene

New York, NY, USA
CEO & Founder, Edible Science, LLC

Matt Greene has spent his entire career in the marketing, advertising and AdTech industry. His fascination with technology began in 1987 while working with his client Steve Jobs in developing the launch strategies for NeXT Computers. Starting in 1998, Matt pioneered online advertising and supporting technologies for the digital ad agency he founded, Blue Ribbon Digital, where his team drove innovation across all aspects of digital media - from Search to Mobile and Video, his agency measurably generated over $2BB in revenues for their Fortune 100 clients. In this capacity, Matt has spoken at leading conferences such as AdTech, iMedia Summits and the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Starting in 2015, Matt re-focused his energies on the burgeoning cannabis industry knowing that the need for innovation in technologies to support the industry would be mandatory. With his his new company, Edible Sciences, he and his team on concentrating their energies in solving the #1 problem facing the edibles sector: Dosing Accuracy. He will be speaking at Binghampton University's TIER Talks in SEPT '17 on technology innovations occurring in the cannabis ancillary space.

Brett Finkelstein

Boca Raton, FL
Managing Director, Phyto Partners LP

Brett is an experienced executive, venture capital and private equity investor and advisor. He has partnered with, worked with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity, investment banks, and venture capital companies. As one of the founders of Phyto Partners LP, Brett’s fundamental ambition for the company’s stakeholders is to creatively apply his unique resources of extensive operating skills, certainty to close, access to capital, extensive network of resources and relentless pursuit of excellence to facilitate a more super-charged evolution for enterprises we fund, launch, and maintain activist roles in. For the powerhouse companies we invest in, advise, and or buy we will be providing more investment value and a comfort level for our financial capital partners, as well as our portfolio companies that join us. Phyto Partners LP was profiled in Forbes as one of the leaders in the cannabis industry. Phyto has invested in half of what CB insights profiled as the trailblazers of 2017.