MONTEL WILLIAMSFounder and Managing Member
Montel Williams is an internationally recognized, award winning media personality, decorated former naval officer, inspirational speaker, author, entrepreneur and advocate for patients worldwide. Williams has been an outspoken advocate for patients-rights and cannabis law reform for the past seventeen years and is well positioned to be a market leader with a premium medical cannabis brand. Williams has been intimately involved with cannabis product and device innovation over the years and looks forward to bringing this expertise to Lenitiv Scientific.
Williams earned his degree in General Engineering and minor in International Security Affairs from the United States Naval Academy. Williams hosted and executive produced the nationally syndicated “Montel Williams Show”, distributed by CBS, for seventeen years. He received a Daytime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host and his show was nominated for Outstanding Talk Show two years in a row. In 2011 Williams founded the neuroscience technology company, Neurohabilitation, Inc, which is now a subsidiary of publicly traded Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. The company is working with the US Army to further research to potentially treat TBI and clinical trials are in progress in multiple locations. Williams is also a principal of Pure Blue Resources, LLC, an innovative renewable energy technology company. Williams serves as a Special Envoy to the United Nations Save Our Sharks Coalition and as a board member to the Fisher House Foundation, The Freedom Festival and Military Adaptive Sports, Inc, host of the 2016 Invictus Games.