Sumit is a cannabis strategist, an internationally recognized speaker and the author of the MAZAKALI GreenPaper┬«, an authoritative voice on deep industry trends – now in its sixth year of publication with over 70,000 subscribers. In addition to his role at MAZAKALI, Sumit serves on several cannabis company boards and is the Chair of the Banking and Financial Services committee for the National Cannabis Industry Association.

Sumit is the former Director of Finance for the Arcview Group, and prior to entering the cannabis industry full-time in 2016 spent 20 years on Wall Street at Merrill Lynch, Raymond James, UBS and JP Morgan in roles that spanned portfolio management, investment planning, institutional relationship management and corporate business development.

Sumit has earned an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of
Michigan and a BA with Honors in Economics with minors in Math and Physics from the University of Texas at Austin. Sumit holds investment banking, brokerage, M&A and investment advisory securities licenses as well as a Certificate in Financial Technology from Harvard University. Sumit enjoys motorcycles, yoga, cannabis and the great outdoors.