CEO, Sira Naturals, Inc.
2:30 pm–3:30 pm - Seed to Sale – Entry to Exit: A Legal and Business Primer for a Thoughtful Entry and Successful Exit in the Cannabis Space
Michael Dundas is the founder, President and CEO of Sira Naturals, Inc. Sira Naturals is a Massachusetts-based vertically integrated regulated cannabis company that operates retail facilities in the communities of Cambridge, Somerville and Needham, and a 30,000 sf production facility in the town of Milford. Sira Naturals has been operating in the medical cannabis space since 2013, and in June of 2018, was the first cannabis company to receive an adult-use cannabis license in the eastern United States. Mr. Dundas played an instrumental role in founding the Commonwealth Dispensary Association (CDA), and sits on the Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board, a statutory body charged with making policy recommendations to the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission. He is a frequent speaker on the business of regulated cannabis and the development of the Massachusetts marketplace. Mr. Dundas was born and raised in greater Boston, holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley, a Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law, and is admitted to practice law in California, Massachusetts and New York.