Cannabis Global Consulting is built on decades of experience and proven results in traditional business, investment banking, finance, and accounting going back to 1999. In 2010 our founder, JT Watson, moved into cannabis consulting and has been an industry pioneer ever since.
Mr. Watson has over 20 years of experience in finance and investment management, including 9 years in the cannabis industry. He is a nationally recognized expert in finance, investments, venture capital, institutional asset management, private wealth management, private equity, hedge funds, financial planning & analysis, and strategic management. Over the course of his career, Mr. Watson has worked for several top tier financial institutions including Goldman Sachs, Nomura Securities International, and Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Watson obtained his Professional Certification in Cannabis Science and Medicine from the University of Vermont Medical School in 2018. The scope of his experience includes creating and advising cannabis venture capital funds, analyzing cannabis investments, consulting for private and publicly traded cannabis companies, consulting for High Net Worth, Ultra High Net Worth, and Family Office clients pertaining to private placement investments, and providing a full suite of financial and accounting services for any size cannabis business or cannabis investor. Mr. Watson was recently called upon as a cannabis business and finance industry expert for an upcoming book sponsored by Acreage Holdings and has been selected to be an instructor for the University of California Irvine’s first Cannabis Business and Finance course.