Christian’s combination of professional accomplishments and business vision give Privateer Holdings a uniquely well-positioned partner. His more than 10 years of strategic sales, operations, and management experience has consistently been in new commercial frontiers and instrumental in the emerging legal cannabis industry.
Director of Sales at SVB Analytics. Christian was pivotal in growing its client base from 200 to 2500. He specialized in early stage, venture-backed companies focused on hardware, software, life science, and clean tech.
Advisor for AB 223 Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (Hon. Tom Ammiano). This bill would make findings and declarations regarding medical marijuana, as well as provide that it is the intent of the Legislature to improve the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 and the states' medical marijuana program by establishing a comprehensive and multidisciplinary commission that is empowered to address issues regarding the legality and implementation of the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 and the states' medical marijuana law.
Director at Nextel Communications. Christian created the corporation’s national affinity marketing program that resulted in $1.5 million in new revenue in less than 18 months. He served as a subject matter expert in Transportation/Logistics' vertical partnering with key industry associations through speaking engagements, conferences, and sponsorships, elevating Nextel’s position as the premier wireless solutions provider.
California Maritime Academy: BS
San Francisco State University: MBA
Christian is married with two children. He has competed professionally in mountain biking.