What's in my Weed? A Panel on Derivative Goods
Sep 21, 2020 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Jim Makoso is an extraction and processing professional in the cannabis industry. In January 2015, he co-founded Lucid Lab Group, a cannabis extraction technology company based in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Makoso’s vision was to create a scientific approach to cannabis extract processing by utilizing customized capital equipment in combination with proven scientific processes to create high purity extracts. By taking a quality centric approach, Mr. Makoso has created a company culture known throughout the industry for quality in product and process.
Prior to co-founding Lucid, Mr. Makoso engaged Vuber Technologies as an angel investor in December 2013. He joined the management team for the first 2 years of operation where he held the position of Vice President, responsible for strategic partnerships and business development. He remained on the Board of Directors until December 2016. By spearheading a business model focused on product development while maintaining a customer first approach, Vuber has become a leading vaporizer company with strong partnerships that include manufacturers, cultivators, processers, and retailers throughout the US.
Prior to his involvement in the cannabis industry, Mr. Makoso was a finance professional in New York for 6 years. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Stony Brook University with a focus in Business Finance.