Mr. Jordan is an American businessman and the co-founder and executive chairman of Curaleaf, the world’s largest cannabis company. He is also the co-founder of Renaissance Capital Group, an international investment bank and advisory firm, and The Sputnik Group, a private equity and advisory group with investments across the United States and Europe. In the early 1990s, Jordan was considered a key player in the development of the Russian stock market and was a leader in the privatization of Russian state assets. Since founding The Sputnik Group in 1999, he has led the company’s investments in companies in emerging industries, including Renaissance Insurance, a leading insurance and asset management business. As executive chairman of Curaleaf and an enthusiastic supporter of the emerging cannabis sector, Jordan is pioneering the industry by driving best-in-class service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets in the United States and in Europe. Jordan is also the founder and a managing member of Measure 8 Venture Partners, which manages venture capital funds investing in early-stage companies in the cannabis industry, as well as a hedge fund with a focus on public cannabis companies. Jordan is a member of the NYU President’s Global Council and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.