Blunt Talk: SF

When
Thu Dec 14
Where
Meadow MD
Time
06:00 PM
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You're invited to an evening of “Ted” style presentations by cannabis professionals, networking, and an awesome raffle. Did we mention Tacos?
Blunt Talks are “Ted” style presentations given by innovators of the cannabis industry who want to share their knowledge so we can grow together!
With the passage of Proposition 64 (legalization of recreational marijuana use), the California cannabis industry is experiencing a period of rapid growth! There are more businesses, brands, products, and services than ever before, and now is your chance to learn from a few that are really changing the game!
Whether you’re a professional looking to transition careers into the cannabis industry, a canna-professional looking to keep up to date with whats going on, or a business owner that is looking to add talent to your team, this installment of Blunt Talk is for you!Last event: Video 1 + Video 2
FORMAT


Eat tacos. Check out our sponsors. Make friends.


Hear short, TED-style talks from cannabis professionals.


Have a chance to win cool swag.


Ask some questions.


Win more swag.


Speakers:
Seibo Shen, CEO of VapeXhale
After a successful career in various revenue generating roles in the Silicon Valley and having 4 successful exits (Data.com, Successfactors, E2open, Yammer), Seibo Shen founded VapeXhale in 2010 and has served as CEO since the company’s inception. An active leader in the vaporizer community, Seibo works closely with VapeXhale’s product team to shape the technology behind the company’s products. The approach behind VapeXhale’s flagship product “The Cloud” was Seibo’s original concept, a technology that won five best product awards its first year on the market. Seibo received a Bachelor of Science in Ethnic Studies from University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to VapeXhale, Seibo worked as integral part of the sales team at four successful companies in the Silicon Valley, including Jigsaw, Successfactors, E2open, Yammer, and Fliptop. Seibo spent the early part of his career as a stuntman and background dancer for various artists, such as Bone Thugs N Harmony, Mortal Kombat, Bush and The Grinch.Jimi Devine, Cannabis Industry Writer, Cannabis Now + Greenstate.comJimi Devine has been involved in cannabis reform since 2005 and has worked in the Berkeley cannabis industry since 2009 when he moved to California from Lynn, Massachusetts. Currently serves as Staff Writer at Cannabis Now and as a contributor to Hearst media's new cannabis lifestyle site GreenState.com. You can also find his writings on cannabis products and policy in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, The Hill, The Chronicle of High Education, Marijuana.com, 7x7 Magazine, and in Ed Rosenthal's recent book This Bud's for You. Jimi has a BA in Journalism and Media Studies from Franklin Pierce University and previously served on the Board of Directors of Students for Sensible Drug Policy. + MORE
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  1. Meadow MD 60 13th Street, #D, San Francisco, CA