In addition to his role at Mazakali, Sumit works on finance and strategy for The Arcview Group and is the managing partner of Emerald Ventures. Sumit has been an active investor in the cannabis space since 2013, serves as a mentor to Arcview and Canopy companies, and sits on the Canopy investment committee. Sumit supports the Marijuana Policy Project and Students for Sensible Drug Policy.
Prior to joining the cannabis industry, Sumit spent nearly two decades in financial capital markets across sales, business development, management, research, analysis, valuation, strategy, capital introduction, institutional-level relationship management, wealth advisory, investment planning and operational consulting in domestic and overseas markets.
Sumit’s past experience includes: Financial Advisor, J.P. Morgan Securities, Director of Business Development, DiMeo Schneider and Associates; Founder and Managing Partner, Emerald Ventures; Head of Midwest Sales and Trading, Susquehanna Financial Group, Director of Institutional Equity Sales, UBS Investment Bank; and Equity Research Analyst, Raymond James Financial.
Sumit earned a B.A. in Economics with Honors from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan. He currently resides in San Francisco where he continues to grow his involvement in the cannabis industry.