Ryan Smith

CEO, Leaflink

Prior to co-founding LeafLink, Ryan successfully founded and exited two companies, one of which he sold to an NYSE public firm. Ryan brings his experience creating and managing B2B firms and online marketplace investing in a highly-regulated space to LeafLink as Chief Executive Officer. LeafLink, the cannabis industry’s standard platform for orders, sales and relationship management, has raised over $14 million in investor capital. The platform went live in Colorado in March 2016 and now has more than 2200 retailers placing orders for over 600 brands such as Incredibles, Kiva, ZOOTS, Dixie Elixirs, Wana, and Apothecanna across ten states. In 2016, Ryan was the first CEO of a cannabis-facing company to be listed on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list. In February 2018, LeafLink was the first company in the cannabis space to make Fast Company’s 2018 list of Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Enterprise.