Director and Former CEO, Tilray
Brendan Kennedy is the former CEO and Founder of Tilray, Inc. Mr. Kennedy brings over 10 years of pioneering experience building industry-leading companies at the forefront of the global cannabis industry. He is also the co-founder of Privateer Holdings, the world's first private equity firm to invest exclusively in legal cannabis, which has raised $200+ million to build a global portfolio of leading cannabis businesses. Before his transformative role in the cannabis industry, Mr. Kennedy was a member of the founding team at SVB Analytics, a non-bank affiliate of Silicon Valley Bank, where he managed an international team that rendered valuation opinions for emerging growth technology, life science, and venture capital companies. He holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley; an M.S. from the University of Washington; and an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.