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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

13 Aug 2018
The Street
Tilray Is the Ultimate Cannabis Stock

"Today is a big milestone in that shift in the mainstreaming of this industry," Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy told TheStreet on IPO day. "Over the past year, we have met with hundreds of institutional investors around the world. One of the things I am really proud of in the IPO is that 70% of the investors are in the U.S. and most had never invested in this industry before while 18% are from Canada and 12% are international."

26 Jul 2018
New Jersey Temporarily Stops Prosecuting Marijuana Cases

Tilray, a Canadian company, became the first marijuana producer to IPO on a US-based exchange. The company's shares soared on its first day of trading on the Nasdaq, an indication that public markets are bullish on pot. Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy told Business Insider in an interview that institutional investors wanted to see a marijuana producer list on a US exchange before putting money into the industry.

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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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