Dante Jones is a serial entrepreneur, technology innovator, and one of the cannabis industry’s most accomplished business leaders. He brings a deep and personal appreciation for the indisputable medicinal and societal benefits of cannabis to his life’s work: empowering fellow cannabis entrepreneurs to invent, innovate and succeed.
Prior to co-founding CannAvolve, Inc. (formerly Jaguaring, Inc.), a cannabis merchant bank and one of the Northwest’s premier cannabis business accelerator, Dante worked at Amazon Web Services, leading a large global team in building and deploying new eCommerce and marketing strategies across the Amazon platform. Previously, he led design and infrastructure engineering at Bungie Studios, developer of the Halo and Destiny video games, including Halo 3, the biggest entertainment launch in history.
Dante’s involvement in the cannabis industry dates to 2000, when he co-founded Green Ambrosia, Washington State’s first and largest medical marijuana brand. He is also a co-founder of Vuber Technologies, the industry’s premier personal vaporizer; and currently owns three recreational retail licenses in Washington State, with stores opening in 2017.
An expert in cannabis production, product development, workforce education, and finance and investment, Dante is an expert on the nation’s evolving regulatory landscape and the potential for worldwide business growth.