Andrew Bowden, Chief Executive Officer of Item 9 Labs Corp.: A serial disruptor, Item 9 Labs Corp. CEO Andrew Bowden’s experience with fundraising and partnering efforts has led to a successful career focused on multi-tier investment strategies in real estate, technology and sustainable sectors. Since his appointment to CEO at the start of the Company’s 2020 fiscal year, the vertically integrated cannabis operator that produces premium products has seen strong, steady performance with sequential quarter-over-quarter growth rates of nearly 20%. Recognizing the capital-efficient method for expansion that franchising offers, he has directed the Company’s merger with ONE Cannabis Group, parent company of the national dispensary franchise Unity Rd. The merger is expected to close in early 2021. The Definitive 14C Proxy was filed on Feb. 3, 2021.