Mehran Moghaddam

Founder & CEO

Founder & CEO of Kurvana, Mehran Moghaddam, has more than twenty-five years of combined experience in biotech, life sciences, natural products, organic agriculture and nutraceuticals, focusing on health and wellness. Mehran holds a B.S. in Biochemistry and Exercise Physiology as well as an MBA from the University of California, Davis.

In 2014, he founded Kurvana, the leading premium vape pen and cannabis lifestyle brand. Mehran founded Kurvana to address the urgent need for professional scientific operators to bring higher quality and safety standards to the research, development, and manufacturing of cannabis.

Under Mehran’s leadership, Kurvana has established its reputation as a pioneer in the vape space. Mehran is the rare executive in the cannabis space who has a background in business as well as life sciences, making him an expert on the science behind the cannabis plant and a thought leader in the industry.

Furthermore, Mehran is an advocate in the broader cannabis community. He maintains active memberships with the National Cannabis Industry Association, the California Cannabis Industry Association, the American Chemical Society, the American Society for Testing and Materials and is a member of the Advisory Board for the University of California, Irvine’s Center for the Study of Cannabis.

Mehran is a distance runner, biohacker, and a soccer and tennis enthusiast with a longstanding passion for health and wellness.

My Sessions

Evolution of Psychedelics

Downstairs Wilshire Rooms

Psychedelic-assisted therapies are showing increasing potential for people experiencing depression, anxiety, PTSD, and more, piquing the interest of many in the biotech and health industries. With public acceptance for this treatment growing, it’s important to understand its evolution and where the field stands now. Panelists experienced in psychedelic-assisted therapy will discuss their experiences, use-cases, and […]