David Friedman is the CEO of VividGro, a leader in advanced-applications of Agricultural technology (AgTech). Friedman is also the founder of the Panther Funds which have invested over $5 Million in 20 cannabis companies. Friedman is the former CEO of MJIC and successfully managed the company’s restructuring in 2015/2016. He also co-created the current algorithm for the Marijuana Stock Index for MJIC. MJIC is expected to IPO in June of 2019 on the CSE. Friedman is an investment and operations executive with over 25 years in venture capital, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance. As President of VividGro, David is exploring the new frontier of the business of AgTech, an industry that is exploding with the recent legalization of cannabis across the nation and the effort to feed an ever increasing population. David has appeared on numerous networks and news programs as a leader in the business of cannabis, as well as running his own cannabis media organization and summit series.