Management Team

team_rdabney Raymond C. Dabney – President & CEO, Co-Founder and Director
Mr. Raymond C. Dabney, President & CEO, brings 25 years of experience in corporate finance, corporate structure, corporate communications, sales and marketing for public companies. Mr. Dabney has significant experience in public and private venture capital, early stage equity/debt financings and regulatory compliance.

Mr. Dabney has co-founded several public and private companies in many diverse industries such as drug development, entertainment, media, advertising, mining, automobile, high-tech, manufacturing, real estate and communications, many of which he launched from day one. Cannabis Science is a prime example of the type of organizations that Mr. Dabney has built from inception. Mr. Dabney has extensive international relationships that he has utilized to grow each Company, from the US, Canada, several European centers, such as Paris, London, Amsterdam and eastern Spain, as well as countries in the West Indies, South America, and Asia. Mr. Dabney’s niche market knowledge, team leadership, and management style facilitate the continued growth and forward thinking that successfully bring his projects from concept to completion.

Benjamin C.K. Tam – CFO & Director

Benjamin C.K. Tam was a contract controller for a chain of grocery stores since May 2013. Previously he served as chief financial officer of Ever88 Entertainment N.V. from 2010 to 2013, chief financial officer of CGTV Games Limited from 2006 to 2010, chief financial officer of Digifonica Canada Limited and Molaris Corp. from 2005 to 2006, public accountant and consultant from 1996 to 2005, chief financial officer/chief executive officer and director of Darius Technology Ltd from 1987 to 1996, and vice-president of finance and director of Bulldog Bag Ltd from 1978 to 1987.

Benjamin is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) / Certified General Accountant (CGA) and obtained his CGA through University of British Columbia. He also holds a diploma of Business Administration from Lethbridge Community College, Alberta.

 

team_rkaneRobert Kane – Chief Financial Officer & Director
Mr. Kane wrote his first business plan in 1996. In 1998, he was hired at Ryan, Beck, and Company, subsequently acquired by the 120-year-old financial firm, Stifel Nicolaus, as a successful registered representative. In 2009 Mr. Kane walked away from the financial markets to start his own firm to specialize in business and management planning, investor presentations, and investor relations for the cannabis industry. Mr. Kane also held the position of Director of Investor Relations for Medical Marijuana, Inc., the first publicly traded medical marijuana company. Mr. Kane also held the position of Chief Financial Officer for Cannabiz Business University when they hosted the Medical Cannabis Educational Symposium in Hawai’i in 2011. Among many industry accomplishments, Mr. Kane blueprinted one of the industry’s early private equity funds and has worked on state legislation in multiple states to provide economic interpretations and projections for the cannabis industry. In 2012, Mr. Kane sold his firm to Cannabis Science, Inc. (CBIS) and consulted in investor relations until his promotion to CFO in 2013. Mr. Kane also sits as a director and CFO for OmniCanna Health Solutions, a strategic partner of Cannabis Science.

 

 

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