Drake Sutton-Shearer

Drake Sutton-Shearer is the CEO and Founder of Future State Brands, global consumer goods and marketing company with a mission to lead cannabis from the black market to the supermarket.

The Future State Brands portfolio includes lifestyle and wellness brands across hemp, CBD and THC including flagship icon PRØHBTD, Hempathy, Ceeby Dee’s, Hot Nife, The Patch Co., and Heavy Grass. We also count exclusive partnerships in our arsenal including Licensing Expo, Advertising Week, Beanstalk Licensing Agency, Postmedia and Regulated Solutions.

Drake is recognized as a cannabis industry thought leader and has been featured on CNN, Advertising Week, Variety, Huffpost, Techcrunch, Billboard, Digiday, Wall Street Journal, Cheddar TV, SKY News, Benzinga and on the cover of leading Cannabis B2B publication MG Magazine. He is also a featured keynote speaker at events including Advertising Week, YPO, CWCBE, ICBC, OMBC, Green Table Global, O’Cannabiz and New West Summit.