Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Cannabis Expert Witness Work

ID: 739363 California, USA

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Expert provides expertise related to all cannabis matters; he is also a cultivation advisor and consultant in the cannabis industry. Expert specializes in cultivation and nursery operations. Expert has been retained by attorneys to testify in court in civil, criminal, and family law matters. Expert has also conducted consultations related to insurance matters. At the direction of an attorney, Expert can produce reports to assist in matters relating to cannabis cultivation, performance data analysis, and determination of the value and yield of cannabis crops.

Expert is also familiar with METRC and has reviewed copious amounts of records as part of his role as an expert witness. Expert has previously testified in court at trial; been deposed on matters relating to cannabis; sat in on administrative hearings; and has performed crop and business valuations and provided crop yield analysis, all with great success for his clients. Expert has been a cannabis cultivator for over 20 years, and has experience cultivating cannabis in soil, hydroponically, coco fiber and in soil-less media. Expert has cultivated cannabis indoors, in greenhouses, and outdoors.

Expert has cultivated in black and regulated markets, from personal sized gardens to large commercial operations. Expert was previously a cultivation manager for one of the biggest indoor cultivation sites in the state of Washington, where Expert managed all aspects of the cultivation operation, from cloning to harvest. Expert has managed 3 nurseries that sold cannabis clones and plants, and has overseen operations that involved cutting 5,000 to 10,000 clones per week.

Expert also has experience assisting the marketing and sales team with strategy and branding, as well as experience doing product and business development for cannabis companies. Expert has extensive knowledge related to pesticides and pesticide application, and Expert has a pesticide applicators certificate in the state of California. Recently, Expert was hired, as a consultant, by a software company that does pest identification, to assist with improving their platform and making it more user-friendly. As an advisor for that company, Expert helped identify pests and advise as to the common products used to prevent and eradicate the targeted pest. Expert also advised the company on plant health issues, and how to correct them.

Expert is an instructor at Oaksterdam University in the horticulture department, and enjoy teaching students all about cultivation, cloning, and cultivation design.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: GED Subject: All Institution: Valley Christian high school

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department:
Expert advises clients on matters related to cannabis.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to 2020 Employer: Various Cannabis Consulting Positions Title: Cannabis Consultant Department:
Expert has consulted on cannabis in the last several years:

May 2022 to present: Product and business development consultant, Fermatagro: Provide input and
feedback on development of software platform.

January 2020 to present: Floresco consulting: Provide consultations on various cultivation projects, insurance claims, depositions, site evaluations and feasibility reports for cultivation facilities.

December 2018 to February 2020: Cultivation Manager, Emerald Cup Supply Co., Laytonville, CA: Oversaw all nursery and cultivation operations. Managed nursery and all cultivation sites. Responsible for
the design, buildout and improvement of a 10,000 sq. ft. lIght deprivation cultivation facility, a 12,000 sq.
ft. nursery used for commercial plant and clone sales, and a 1,000 sq. ft. mother and breeding room.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to 2018 Employer: One Drop Cultivators Title: Manager and Head Grower Department:
Managed daily operations for 22,000 sq. ft. of mixed light (light deprivation) greenhouse cultivation.

Maintained overall accountability of production for all phases of plant cultivation, including cloning,
transplanting, vegetative/flower phase, harvest, and curing.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to 2017 Employer: Cascadia Growers Title: Head Grower Department:
Lead daily operations in a facility with 288 lights in flower, 10,000 sq. ft. of flower canopy and a 4,000 sq.
ft. mom room. Maintained overall accountability for all phases of plant cultivation including cloning,
transplanting, vegetative/flower phase, harvest, and curing.

Coordinated, planned, and communicated
with internal and external groups including production team and supervisors, upper management,
partners, and maintenance staff to ensure cultivation was successful.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2009 to 2016 Employer: Private Medical Marijuana Collective Title: Lead Cultivator Department:
Nevada/Yuba County, CA: Provided medical-grade marijuana resulting from indoor, outdoor, and light deprivation cultivation projects. Met and exceeded all established goals for yield, cost of goods, quality, and efficiency
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2009 Employer: Greenway Compassionate Relief Title: Collective Cultivator, Department:
Expert served this relief organization as Collective Cultivator for five years.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Pesticide applicator certificate
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has been published numerous times in cannabis industry journals. He has written articles relating to the cultivation of cannabis.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has testified in court, given depositions, performed site evaluations, given written reports, and provided business valuations.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert is an instructor in the horticulture department at Oaksterdam University .

Fields of Expertise

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