Lindsay Blackett

Lindsay Blackett is an extraordinary entrepreneur and executive in the marketing and advertising industry with over three decades of diverse professional experience in various industries. Throughout his phenomenal career, he has routinely demonstrated the passion, vision, dedication and diligence necessary to be successful in the business world.

Drawing upon his extensive experience and expertise in the field as well as his outstanding business acumen. Lindsay is currently V.P. business Development, Ncite Neuromedia focusing on new markets for education gamification. Lindsay is former CEO of Chiniki First Nation for two years in which he oversaw administration of 32 programs including, housing, economic development and education.

Mr. Blackett spent over four years as a Member of The Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary North West. He also recently spent almost four years as Minister of Culture and Community Spirit for the Government of Alberta. Additionally, Mr. Blackett Chaired the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices.  Lindsay was also a Member of the Operations Committee and Cabinet Policy Committee on Public Health and Safety.

With a vast array of knowledge and experience Lindsay has spent the last 18 months working, in a consulting capacity with various companies and organizations in the cannabis industry in the areas of finance, technology and public policy.  Mr. Blackett has been focusing on transformational change that allows business to prepare for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the North American cannabis industry.

We are thrilled to welcome Lindsay Blackett to #CannabisCon’s Cannabis Canada Forums Business Opportunity Day in Edmonton, Alberta on Friday, April 13th at The Edmonton Shaw Conference Centre to moderate the seminars:
Market Consolidation, International Growth, and Global Leadership: Canada’s next great economic opportunity and its role in the emerging global landscape.

Economic Development and Business Opportunities: Regional Economic Development and business opportunities for Alberta (followed by Q & A with audience).

Entering the Cannabis Industry: Perspectives from new licensed producers.