Benjamin Douglas Ray has a successful track record of 30 years as an entrepreneur focusing on high-level strategic digital communication initiatives and new product launches. He has owned an international digital ad agency, a licensed extraction lab, a licensed rosin brand, and an organic CBD company; as well as consulted with over 15 licensed cannabis brands.  He hosts live interviews on LinkedIn designed to give viewers in-depth insights, knowledge and stories of people who are making a difference in the cannabis industry.
Ben has the ability to make the complex simple, understanding the importance of communicating well to the C-suite, customers, partners, investors, regulators, stakeholders and media; regarding the complexities of start-ups, new business models, fundraising and highly regulated industries. He has pioneered large-scale innovative programs in Political Affairs, Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Oil & Gas, Technology, Sports, Nutrition, Commercial Real Estate, Lifestyle, Travel and the Cannabis/hemp industries.  He is a Colorado native and lives in Denver with his wife and children.