Alan Gertner

CEO, Hiku Brands 

Alan Gertner is the Managing Director of Retail for Canopy Growth and Managing Director of Hiku, a portfolio of premium cannabis brands, including Tokyo Smoke, Van der Pop, DOJA and Maitri.

A lover of technology, design and everything in-between, before Canopy Alan led a $+100M organization at Google in Asia. Alan is a proven leader in strategy and operations, including as a founding member of Google's first Global Business Strategy team while based in Mountain View, California. Alan was formerly a Management Consultant at Oliver Wyman in New York and graduated Dean’s list from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Canada’s leading business school, in 2006. As a youngster, Alan spent every moment he could interning at wild and weird startups - from building flashy flash websites to developing and selling the garbage bin billboard.

An angel investor and advisor outside of Canopy, Alan supports programs that empower the greater startup community, the cannabis movement and future generations of people pursuing their passions, including his own Time On Project ( , dedicated to self disruption, mindfulness and winning at life.