Ben Kaanta

Chief Operating Officer

Ben was the former Director of Operations for MJardin, one of North America’s largest cannabis cultivation businesses. While there, he oversaw all aspects of day-to-day operations in over a dozen commercial cultivation facilities, the startup of another dozen facilities, and the development of training and analytics programs. Previously, Ben oversaw the startup and early stage operations of multiple particle accelerator based cancer therapy centers, managed product development for biomedical instrumentation, and performed research & development on ion thrusters for NASA. Ben holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and holds two patents.