Built On Purpose Podcast

with Y Scouts’ CEO & Co-Founder Max Hansen

Willow Industries Founder & CEO, Jill Ellsworth

By Max Hansen | September 29, 2022

Fueled by her passion for innovation and dedication to health, Jill Ellsworth has made a career of creating solutions for better living. Prior to launching Willow Industries, Jill founded Vibrant Earth Juices (VEJ), a Santa Barbara-based cold-pressed organic juice company. Jill became passionate about pasteurization techniques, employing High Pressure Processing (HPP) to prevent microbial growth…

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VERSES CEO, Gabriel René

By Max Hansen | August 4, 2022

Gabriel René is CEO and co-founder of VERSES, developer of COSM™, an operating system for AI, and author of the #1 International Bestseller “The Spatial Web – How Web 3.0 Connects Humans, Machines, and AI to Transform the World”.  As an emerging technology pioneer, Gabriel has architected enterprise and consumer software and services in partnership…

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Apex Trading & Bushel44 Founder & CEO, John Manlove

By Max Hansen | July 29, 2022

John Manlove is the founder and CEO of Apex Trading and Bushel44, two industry leading technology platforms in the emerging cannabis and hemp verticals. An industry pioneer, who helped launch the first legal cannabis wholesale marketplace in the United States while simultaneously running a distribution company supporting over 300 brands throughout California, John brings a…

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1906 New Highs CEO & Co-Founder, Peter Barsoom

By Max Hansen | July 20, 2022

Nuka & 1906 CEO and Co-founder Peter Barsoom, has an extensive career experience in finance and business strategy, holding a variety of senior management positions at leading institutions including American Express, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Blue Mountain Capital and Intercontinental Exchange. In 2015, Mr. Barsoom left the financial industry to found Nuka Enterprises (Nuka) a…

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ShaeWellness VP of Education, Dr. Cam McDonald

By Max Hansen | June 20, 2022

Dr. Cam McDonald is a leader, educator, scientist, motivator and father.  As VP of Education of ShaeWellness, Dr. Cam is driven to increase awareness around the need for a personalised approach to leadership and workplace wellness. This work, while in true alignment with his mission of creating tangible and healthy change in the world, has…

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Azuca President & CEO, Kim Rael

By jenae | June 13, 2022

Kim is President and CEO of Azuca, a leading edibles ingredients company that serves the global cannabis industry with best-in-class, fast-onset edible formulations. Kim is a passionate business leader, start-up veteran and investor in innovation. She has extensive experience as an operating executive in both startup and Fortune 50 environments and as a venture capitalist.…

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Jushi Holdings Inc. Chief Commercial Director, Trent Woloveck

By Max Hansen | May 31, 2022

Trent Woloveck brings singular strategic planning and strong business acquisition and cannabis development experience to his role as Chief Commercial Director at Jushi Holdings Inc. Trent formerly served as President of TGS National Holdings (an affiliate of The Green Solution), as well as COO at American Cannabis Company, where he worked with his clients to…

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Bhang Inc. President & CEO, Jamie L. Pearson

By Max Hansen | May 24, 2022

Jamie L. Pearson is the President & CEO of Bhang Inc. [CSE:BHNG OTCQB:BHNGF]. A rare, second-generation cannabis executive, she has decades of experience in global operations, deal structuring and negotiation as a multi-national real estate investor. Fluent in German and English, Jamie is responsible for Bhang’s capital markets division, national and international expansion, and overall…

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Interview Questions

By Yscouts | May 11, 2022

Alongside your retained executive search firm, you’ve narrowed down the candidates to a select few. Now it’s time to let your executive interview questions shine. But it’s just as easy for hiring executives to make mistakes as it is for the candidates they interview. That’s why closing candidates in today’s competitive hiring market is never…

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House of Puff Founder & CEO, Kristina Lopez Adduci

By Max Hansen | May 6, 2022

  Kristina Lopez Adduci is the founder and CEO of House of Puff, a Latina-led and women-owned cannabis lifestyle company based in NYC. Kristina launched House of Puff to help women consume cannabis unapologetically, making it chic and effortless. Hailing from the art world, she marries these worlds with art-inspired cannabis products that women can…

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