Board of Directors
Brendan Kennedy: Tilray CEO
Brendan Kennedy is CEO of Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research, production, and distribution. Brendan brings a strong background of entrepreneurship and hands-on business experience at the forefront of the venture backed-business community to Tilray. As a member of the founding team at SVB Analytics, a non-bank affiliate of Silicon Valley Bank, he managed an international team that rendered valuation opinions for emerging growth technology, life science and venture capital companies. He is also the co-founder of Privateer Holdings, the world's first private equity firm to invest exclusively in legal cannabis, which has raised $200+ million to build a global portfolio of leading cannabis businesses. He holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley; an M.S. from the University of Washington; and an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management
Christine St.Clare: Ret. Partner, KPMG
Christine St.Clare founded St.Clare Advisors, LLC in September 2010 and currently serves as its President. Prior to founding her own firm, Christine was a partner at KPMG LLP, where she was an Audit Partner from 1986 to 2005 and Advisory Partner from 2006 to 2010. During her time at KPMG, Christine served as Lead Audit Partner for some of the firm’s largest retail clients and served a four-year term on KPMG’s Board of Directors. She currently is an Independent Director of Fibrocell Science, Inc., and AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. and was an Independent Director for AVINTIV, Inc. (formerly known as Polymer Group, Inc.) prior to the sale of the company.
Rebekah Dopp: Principal, Google
Rebekah Dopp is Principal, News and Local Media – Global Partnerships at Google. She joined the company in September 2016 as Head of Local TV Partnerships for YouTube TV. Prior to joining Google, Rebekah was Senior Vice President, Advanced Services for CBS Corporation (CBS). She began her media career at Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO) where she spent 14 years in leadership positions in technology and distribution, culminating in her role as Vice President, Global Technology Business Management. Rebekah has led global teams negotiating complex agreements with domestic and international technology partners and affiliates and was on the launch teams for streaming TV services HBO GO, CBS All Access, and YouTube TV.
Scotty Greenwood: Principal, Dentons
Maryscott “Scotty” Greenwood currently serves as CEO of the Canadian American Business Council and as Principal at Dentons U.S. LLP (Dentons) in the firm’s Public Policy Group and as co-leader of the practice’s Advocacy and Government Affairs team. Immediately before joining Dentons in 2001, Scotty spent four years as chief of staff of the U.S. Embassy in Canada as a Presidential appointee. From 1993 to 1997, Scotty was director of intergovernmental affairs for the City of Atlanta, handling state and federal relations, including working on several projects related to the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.
Michael Auerbach: Senior Vice President, Albright Stonebridge Group
Michael Auerbach currently serves as Senior Vice President at Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) and General Partner at Subversive Capital. Prior to joining ASG, he served as a Vice President at global risk consultancy Control Risks. A dot-com bubble veteran, Michael started his career in technology, running Panopticon Inc., a VC incubator concentrating on internet and mobile technology. Michael has held senior positions at the Center for American Progress and The Century Foundation, where he concentrated on issues related to U.S. Foreign Policy, National Security, and Conflict Resolution.