Dr. Maxime Paris


Dr. Maxime Paris founded EXKA with the goal to create a Gold-Standard for cannabis innovation, genetics and extraction. Entrepreneur and scientist with 20 years of multidisciplinary experience in agricultural biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and financial market analysis with CIBC World Markets.

• Ph.D. Plant Molecular Genetics, Murdoch University (Western Australia)
• B.Sc. Botanical Sciences, McGill University
• MBA in International Business, HEC Montreal

With his extensive scientific background, in-depth understanding of financial markets and experience in plant molecular genetics, he has been able to raise over $20M in equity to create Exka Inc, Quebec’s flagship in the cannabis industry.