Cynthia Salarizadeh

Managing Partner, KCSA Strategic Communications, Founder, AxisWire

Cynthia Salarizadeh is a Managing Partner at KCSA Strategic Communications. Prior to joining KCSA, Cynthia was the founder & CEO of the leading cannabis public relations firm Salar Media Group, which KCSA acquired. She has more than 15 years of seasoned public relations and strategic communications expertise.

Cynthia is behind a number of some of the most recognized cannabis industry conferences and events since regulation of the industry commenced. As an entrepreneur, Cynthia has either founded or co-founded two companies that have successfully exited through acquisition. She is also the founder of and co-founder of the Green Market Report as well as the women’s business network Industry Power Women.

Cynthia is a council member on Forbes Communications Council as well as a contributing writer for Entrepreneur and Marijuana Venture. She regularly speaks at industry conferences across the nation and has been published on CNBC, Yahoo Finance and throughout various trade publications.

Cynthia holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations with a focus on Strategic Communications from the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a certificate in Political Journalism with the Fund for American Studies from Georgetown University.