Sumit Mehta is the Founder and CEO of MAZAKALI, a cannabis investment bank based in San Francisco with offices in Denver and Chicago. In addition to running MAZAKALI, Sumit is also a financial and strategic consultant to The Arcview Group, the largest cannabis focused private investor network in the country. Sumit also serves on the Finance & Insurance committee for the National Cannabis Industry Association and acts as a mentor and advisor to companies as well as investors in the cannabis industry.
Prior to joining the cannabis industry, Sumit spent 20 years on Wall Street – starting his career at Merrill Lynch in 1996 and leaving JP Morgan in 2016 to launch MAZAKALI. His experience spans research, sales and trading, portfolio management, investment planning, business development, private equity, wealth advisory, capital introduction and strategic consulting.
Sumit earned an MBA from the University of Michigan, a BA in Economics with Honors from the University of Texas and currently holds Series 7, 63, 65 and 79 licenses. He resides in San Francisco where he enjoys motorcycles, yoga and craft beer.