Morris Denton is the CEO of Compassionate Cultivation, Texas’s first and only Texas-based licensed medical cannabis company. Morris oversees all aspects of Compassionate Cultivation’s vertically integrated business and strategy and ensures Compassionate Cultivation operates with transparency and integrity as a reflection of the values of the state of Texas. As a native Texan and Austinite, Morris brings a local and focused perspective to the cannabis industry and works closely with Texas legislators and the Department of Public Safety to create and build the legal cannabis industry in Texas. An accomplished executive with three decades of leadership experience in technology, consumer packaged goods, sports and entertainment, product and brand marketing and a variety of other industries, he specializes in creating sustainable and differentiated leadership positions for businesses in highly competitive markets. Morris holds degrees from Texas Christian University and the University of Colorado.