Region: CannaVest West

Kyle Detwiler

CEO, Northern Swan Holdings

1:45 PM Looking Abroad at International Markets: Europe, Latin America and Asia

Mr. Detwiler is the CEO and Co-Founder of Northern Swan Holdings, Inc. (“Northern Swan”). Northern Swan operates a federally-legal cannabis ecosystem with approximately 500 professionals globally and has raised approximately $100 million of capital to date. Northern Swan’s most substantive operations include Clever Leaves in Colombia with over 1 million square feet of active cultivation capacity, with additional investments and subsidiaries in the US, Canada, and Europe including Lift & Co. and Cansativa. Previously, Mr. Detwiler co-founded Silver Swan Capital, an investment firm focused in several niche and underfollowed sectors. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Mr. Detwiler was a Principal at The Blackstone Group, a leading alternative investment manager with $344 billion of assets under management. As an early member of the Tactical Opportunities Fund, Mr. Detwiler was involved in the management or served as a board member in 7 investments with roughly $1 billion of Blackstone capital. Prior to Blackstone, Mr. Detwiler was a member of the private equity practice at KKR, focusing on transactions in the oil & gas, energy, natural resource, and health care sectors. Mr. Detwiler began his career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Detwiler graduated with distinction from Harvard Business School and cum laude from Princeton University.