Jeffrey Friedland has been the chief executive officer and a director of a NASDAQ listed financial services company, a director of a New York Stock Exchange-listed company with all of its business operations in China, and the chairman of the supervisory board of a Hong Kong-based company with a stock market listing on the European Union Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. 


Mr. Friedland has been the founder, investor, owner, director or member of the executive management of companies in the global cannabis industry, in the United States, Canada, and Israel. 


Jeffrey Friedland first traveled to China in 1988, opened an office for Friedland Capital in China in 2003. 


He is an author, speaker and thought leader on emerging and frontier markets, the global economy, renewable energy, and the global cannabis industry.  His books, "All Roads Lead to China - An Investor Road Map to the World's Fastest Growing Economy" and "Marijuana: The World's Most Misunderstood Plant," are available in print and Kindle editions at Amazon. ​

Mr. Friedland has been featured or quoted in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, the New York Times, Bloomberg Television, USA Today, Verslo Zinios (Lithuania), Vercernji (Croatia), International Business Times, the South China Morning Post, the Guam Daily Post, the Forward, the Jewish Week, Quartz, the Jakarta Globe, Israel Daily Television, Breitbart, NBC.com and Forbes.


He is CEO of FC Global Strategies and also provides advisory services and programs through Phyto Intel and Growth Advisory Group.

Mr. Friedland is a speaker at conferences and events throughout North America, Europe and Asia, focusing primarily on the global economy; the cannabis, hemp, and CBD industries; and renewable energy.



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