Eric Carlson: Opportunist, Venturer, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, and Pioneer. Eric’s work is dedicated to progressing sustainable solutions for both environment and modern day society. His mantra ‘Do Epic S**t’ is carried out by his actions related to agriculture, disruptive technologies, and cooperative development between the private, public, and academic sectors. Eric holds key leadership roles in varying business entities and non-profit associations with focus on infrastructure development to the bourgeoning cannabis industry; he harvested his first licensed hemp plot back in 2014 in the Front Range of Colorado. Eric is a Purdue University graduate and enjoys spending time on his family’s farm in Nebraska and taking road trips with his wife and dog.