Matthew Brown
Executive Director, Coloradans for Medical Marijuana Regulation

Matt has been actively involved in Colorado's medical marijuana industry – as a patient, business consultant and activist – for 2 1/2 years. As Executive Director of Coloradans for Medical Marijuana Regulation (CMMR), Matt leads a coalition of patients, caregivers, growers and dispensaries driving reasonable regulation to responsibly serve patients. Prior to founding CMMR in 2009, Matt founded Colorado CannaBusiness Consultants, a Denver-area consulting firm specializing in assisting medical marijuana entrepreneurs to properly license and incorporate their business. Between July and November of 2009, Matt helped over 30 caregiver organizations to incorporate under Colorado law and consulted with approximately 60 other caregivers about their businesses. Previously, Matt worked for Bloomberg LP and then became a sales strategy consultant for Accenture, where he consulted Fortune 100 companies in telecommunications, retail and health care services. In 2007, Matt left Accenture to co-found a tech startup where he led technical strategy for a patent-pending mobile shopping analytics platform.