Dr. Jon Thompson, Founder and CEO of extraktLAB, is a separations scientist, entrepreneur, and inventor. 
As a CEO that is also a scientist, Dr. Thompson brings an analytical perspective to everything he does, whether inventing new technology or building a business. He has a strong technical background in analytical instrumentation, biotech, mining, and homeland security markets.
During his cannabis industry career, Dr. Thompson has had a strong track record of helping companies set up or expand their Hemp, Adult Use, and Medical Cannabis extraction and processing facilities. Dr. Thompson has assisted hundreds of companies to attain their goals in cannabis/hemp extraction and manufacturing, as well as market development, strategic marketing, and worldwide business-to-business alliance formation (including international markets).
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, Master of Science degree in Chemistry and a Doctor of Chemistry degree–all from the University of Minnesota.