Speaker Profile

Keith Stephenson MJ Unpacked

Keith Stephenson

Founder & CEO at Purple Heart

About Keith Stephenson

Keith Stephenson is the Founder/CEO of PURPLE HEART, the first Black Owned Cannabis Business in America, legally licensed and operating since 2006 in Oakland, CA. PURPLE HEART a cannabis retailer, is the 4th longest operating cannabis business in America. He is also the thought leader behind the Social Equity concept, bringing Minorities impacted by the failed War on Drugs, into the legal cannabis industry. Keith serves as a Cannabis Advisory Commissioner, under the Bureau of Cannabis Control, appointed by Governor Jerry Brown. He is a national resource on cannabis and has been recognized by the California State Legislature as a Subject Matter Expert.