Narbé Alexandrian is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canopy Rivers Inc., a venture capital firm specializing in cannabis. He also currently serves as a board member for the National Cannabis Industry Association, the largest cannabis trade association and advocacy organization in the United States. Prior to joining Canopy Rivers, Narbé was a Senior Associate at OMERS Ventures, one of the most prominent technology venture capital funds in Canada. During his tenure, Narbé helped fundraise for two funds ($520M of capital), sourced and lead multiple debt/equity financings, and acted as a Board Observer for a number of portfolio companies. Prior to OMERS Ventures, Narbé was a Senior Strategy Manager in TELUS’ Internet of Things (IoT) group where he helped launch operational go-to-market strategies to TELUS’ executive leadership team. He has also held roles at Firmex Inc., a leading virtual data room company based in Toronto, and Deloitte LLP, where he held roles in Financial Advisory and Consulting (fka Monitor Deloitte).