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Brendan Kennedy

Privateer Holdings, Inc.

Seattle, US

Chief Executive Officer

Privateer Holdings, Inc.

Brendan Kennedy
Biography
Brendan brings a strong background of entrepreneurship and hands-on business experience to Privateer Holdings. He’s successfully led the development of new and existing companies, building teams, crafting products and guiding operations. With a voracious appetite for information, Brendan’s insight into technology and growth industries led him to the forefront of consultation and solutions for the venture-backed business community.

Brendan Kennedy’s Newsfeed

11 Apr 2018
Market Watch
Celebrities Dipping Into the CBD Market

Marley Natural is backed by the Seattle-based investment firm Privateer Holdings, which has raised $200 million and is funding the Marleys' expansion into Canada. "Bob Marley is more closely tied to the product than anyone we could think of," said Privateer Holdings CEO Brendan Kennedy. "In some places people even say, 'Let's go smoke a Bob Marley.'"

06 Apr 2018
Brendan Kennedy - Ceo, Tilray, Canada

Having just announced the first collaboration between a medical cannabis company and a major pharmaceutical player, Tilray expects to launch its first co-branded product with Sandoz Canada by the end of the year. Tilray’s founder and CEO Brendan Kennedy highlights the company’s main differentiation factors, including but not limited to its international reach through its presence in ten countries on five different continents.

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Brendan Kennedy’s Background

Chief Executive Officer
May 2010 - Present
Seattle, US
Privateer Holdings is a private equity firm that’s actively shaping the remarkably promising cannabis marketplace through the development of strategic acquisitions and investments. We enlist years of hands-on VC experience with trusted advisors, qualified investors, and industry-leading partners to seek bountiful returns both financial and broadly beneficial.
President
Aug 2013 - Present
Nanaimo, CA
Tilray is a global leader in medical cannabis research and production dedicated to providing safe, consistent and reliable therapy to patients. We are the only GMP certified medical cannabis producer currently supplying products to thousands of patients, physicians, pharmacies, hospitals, governments and researchers in Australia, Canada, the European Union and the Americas.
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Brendan Kennedy’s Education

MS Engineering
1994 - 1995
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