High NY-New York's Highest Cannabis Community-invites you to an evening of connection & education as our expert panelists offera full spectrum ofoutlooks for Cannabis investment in 2020 & beyond.
6:30pm to 7:00pm - Plant Based Food & Networking
7:00pm to 7:10pm - Intro to High NY from Michael Zaytsev
7:10pm to 8:00pm - 2020 Cannabis Investment Panel + Audience Q&A
8:00pm to 8:30pm - Networking
Meet Our Panelists:
Chirali Patelis an attorney at Carella Byrne who has developed a unique public & private insight into the world of Cannabis. She devoted the early years of her career to serving the public, previously working for the County of Passaic, the City of Hoboken, & the County of Bergen. Serving as Municipal Prosecutor & Asst. County Counsel, Chirali was exposed to a myriad of issues like the broken criminal justice system & healthcare system, but was also provided with opportunities to find solutions to those problems. On a personal level, Chirali was on a mission to educate others about the medicinal benefits of Cannabis. This past August, Chirali submitted an application to obtain a vertical license in the State of New Jersey to cultivate, manufacture & dispense medical Cannabis. After years of exploring & understanding the Cannabis industry, Chirali is developing the Cannabis practice area on behalf of Carella Byrne. Chirali is also involved in the Firm's class action litigation against Big Pharma & other prolific cases across the U.S.
Chirali received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Rutgers University Business School in New Jersey & her J.D. from Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.
She is licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey & the District Court of New Jersey. Chirali is an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association Cannabis Law Committee, Hemp Industries Association, & NORML.
Matt Markiewiczruns Innovation Shares, a thematic exchange traded fund (ETF) company based in New York. The Cannabis ETF (NYSE: THCX) is the firm's 3rd ETF offering. He brings 22 years of financial industry experience to his current role including over six years spent at BlackRock as a Director within the iShares ETF business. During his tenure at BlackRock, the firm launched 150 ETFs in the US supporting a global iShares franchise with AUM that exceeded $1 trillion. Prior positions involved various roles in equity research & institutional sales with VDM Specialists, a NYSE market-making firm, as well as with the global investment bank, UBS Warburg. He is a graduate of Boston College's Wallace E. Carroll School of Management.
MORE PANELISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
Moderator & Host:
Michael Zaytsev, or Mike Z, is a business coach, best-selling author, & award-winning Cannabis entrepreneur. As founder ofHigh NY-one of the world's largest CannabisMeetupcommunities- & a frequent public speaker, Mike Z has facilitated plant-based education for thousands of people all over the world. His TEDx talk invites people to Think Differently About Cannabis.
Mike Z is author ofThe Entrepreneur's Guide to Cannabis &The Cannabis Business Book.His work has been published in Forbes, Entrepreneur, International Business Times, & more.
Before becoming an entrepreneur & certified coach, Michael worked in private wealth management at J.P. Morgan & in enterprise software sales at Google.He's a proud alumnus of Stuyvesant High School & Claremont McKenna College.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!!!
AS ALWAYS THERE IS NO CANNABIS CONSUMPTION OR TRANSACTING PERMITTED AT THIS EVENT.
PLEASE RESPECT OUR HOST VENUE AND THE LAW.
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