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Alan Gertner

Alan Gertner

Formal First Name
Alan
Dates
1984 - present
Location

Alan Gertner is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tokyo Smoke, an award-winning lifestyle brand. He is now one of the prominent new faces of cannabis culture. A lover of everything technology and design, Gertner served as a founding member of Google’s first Global Business Strategy team in California. He also managed Google’s largest business unit in the Asia Pacific. An angel investor and advisor, Gertner supports projects that empower the greater startup community, the cannabis movement, and future generations of people pursuing their passions.

Professional Experience


Academic History

  • Gertner also serves as Chief Retail Officer at Canopy Growth Corporation, a world-leading diversified cannabis company.
  • Also at Google, he was on a specialist team deployed in Africa to build digital infrastructure. 
  • He launched Time On Project, dedicated to self-disruption, mindfulness, and winning at life.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.