Dr. Maxime Paris


Dr. Maxime Paris is President & CEO of EXKA. He founded the company with the goal to create a Gold-Standard of cannabis innovation, genetics and extraction. Maxime has a solid background in agricultural biotechnology and holds a Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Genetics from Murdoch University (Western Australia). His research focused on the development and optimization of high-throughput methods for marker-assisted plant breeding.

He also has capital markets experience from his time with CIBC World Markets. Maxime also holds an MBA in International Business from HEC Montreal and a B.Sc. in Botanical Sciences from McGill University.