Speaking topic: A Startup Story: Hemp Cultivation, Production and Export in Colombia
Matt Porzio has been the CEO for SpringLeaf since early 2020, guiding all aspects of a startup and operational business. This includes: raising and allocating more than $2.5 million USD, creating a state-of-the-art vertically integrated producer of quality, value-based cannabinoid raw and refined products. Porzio is the former SVP at Intralinks, where he was responsible for directing global strategy, corporate development and marketing for 16+ years. He helped lead Intralinks from startup phase through IPO and up to their eventual sale for $1.5 billion USD in 2018. He has five years of investment banking experience. Porzio is a contributor on financial and technology trends for media outlets such as CNBC, Fox Business, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, Forbes, and The New York Times.