Date & Time
Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 1:05 PM - 1:45 PM

Joint Efforts: Elevating Social Equity in the Cannabis Industry
Featuring Damian Fagon, Chief Equity Officer, New York's Office of Cannabis Management; Al Harrington, 16-Year NBA Veteran and CEO, Viola Brands; and Jeanne M. Sullivan, Chief Investment Officer, Arcview Ventures
Moderated by Amy Farley, Senior Editor, Fast Company


As states continue to legalize the use of recreational cannabis, analysts project the industry could hit a staggering $72 billion by 2030. But how much market share is going to communities that have been disproportionately impacted by criminalization? Hear from entrepreneurs and investors who are fighting for equity in the cannabis space—and striving to create a better blueprint for marginalized groups in this emerging industry.

Session Type
Leadership and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship
Convene – Main Stage Presented by Capital One
Damian Fagon Al Harrington Jeanne M. Sullivan