Our Story

At Cannabiz Media, we are proud to be the leading provider of go-to-market solutions for the cannabis and hemp industry. As the industry's verified source of license holder contact information, operational data, and business intelligence, we are fanatical about creating a simplified experience that supports business development strategies by combining lead generation, email marketing, and a sales CRM all within one easy-to-use platform.

Our Team

Larry Schwartz

Co-Founder and President

Larry Schwartz is a co-founder and President of Cannabiz Media and directs our sales, business development and technology operations. Larry has guided numerous  media ventures, from start-up through growth, development and maturity, including Tickets.com (Acquired by MLB Advanced Media), Bolenka Games Online (Trivial Pursuit(R) Online), GFI Group (Nasdaq:GFIG – Financial), Wizard World (Publishing), and Patron Technology.

Ed Keating

Co-Founder and Chief Data Officer

Ed Keating is a co-founder of Cannabiz Media and oversees our data research and government relations efforts. He has spent his whole career working with and advising information companies in the compliance space. Ed has overseen complex multijurisdictional product lines in the securities, corporate, UCC, safety, environmental and human resource markets and focuses on workflow products.

Chris Moyer

Chief Technology Officer

Chris Moyer is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, with a bachelor degree in Software Engineering. Chris has over 15 years experience in programming with a main emphases in cloud computing.

Alyssa Gatto

Vice President, Marketing & Client Success

Alyssa manages the Cannabiz Media customer journey from marketing to client success. She has led client relationships and marketing programs large and small for Fortune 500 companies and start-ups alike spanning industries such as technology, retail, and hospitality.

Davis Thode

Vice President, Sales

Bio coming soon...too busy selling.

Susan Gunelius

Susan Gunelius

Director of Email Marketing Strategy

Susan Gunelius is Director of Email Marketing Strategy for Cannabiz Media where she has worked with hundreds of Cannabiz Media’s clients to improve their email marketing strategies, content, and results for millions of sent messages.