Kellan Finney is the Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Eighth Revolution, a Research and Business Development firm supporting hemp and cannabis supply chains.

Kellan is an extraction expert with extensive experience developing standard operating protocols in extraction and has designed methods for isolation, purification, and quantification of medicinal marijuana products.

Kellan has a master’s in Metabolic Engineering and Chemistry from Northern Arizona University. Before cannabis, Kellan’s background in analytical chemistry includes working on the Native America Cancer Prevention grant where he quantified uranium and plutonium on the Navajo reservation.

In November 2020, Finney spearheaded the creation of the Standard Nomenclature for Cannabis and Hemp Derivatives, an initiative that was long overdue for the industry.