Professional Network

Members of the MSUCIA receive the opportunity to connect with students from across the United States and an extensive network of entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, policy-makers, and other experts from across the cannabis industry.

Adrian Sedlin

Adrian Sedlin

Founder and CEO of CANNDESCENT, a leading California-based cannabis brand. Over his 25-year career, Adrian has raised over $175M in early-stage capital, created five successful exits, has and thrived in diverse industries.

In 2017, CANNDESCENT became the #1-selling brand of cannabis flower in California. The company was the first cultivator in the world to abandon strain names and move to a consumer-friendly, effects-based architecture—Calm, Cruise, Create, Connect, and Charge. 


Listen to our Q&A with Adrian here.

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