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Keith is Founder and CEO of WAYV, the leading logistics and e-commerce technology for cannabis brands, distributors, and retailers. WAYV serves over 80% of licensed cannabis retailers in California, partners with over 80 brands, guarantees next-day delivery, provides flexible payment options, and real-time data for inventory and sales, providing new and valuable transparency into the supply chain.
Who: Keith McCarty, Founder & Former CEO of Eaze | Now Founder & CEO of Wayv
What: Conversation with serial technology entrepreneur, Keith McCarty
Where: Cross Campus HQ - 929 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
When: October 24th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
What Else: (Plant Based) Munchies & Drinks
Food Provided by Leaf Over Beef | IG: @leaf_over_beaf
Drinks Provided by Jiant Hard Kombucha | IG: @jiantkombucha
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Founder | Former CEO
Keith is the now CEO and founder of WAYV. A B2B platform that helps businesses move product quickly, safely, tracked in real-time, from producers to market, within a day. In 2013, he founded a technology that allowed consumers to safely order home delivery of cannabis (Eaze). He lead the company to become one of the top funded cannabis companies in the U.S. market with $51.5M in funding to-date.
Keith McCarty is the CEO and founder of WAYV. His leadership defines the overall vision and direction of the company and he touches all aspects of strategy, operations, marketing, product development, investor relations and company culture.
Prior to WAYV, McCarty was a founding team member at the social enterprise platform Yammer, where he grew sales and marketing from one person to over 350 employees globally and contributed to the white-hot investor interest in workplace productivity software. In 2012, Microsoft acquired Yammer for $1.2 billion.
In 2013, Keith founded a technology that allowed consumers to safely order home delivery of cannabis (Eaze). He lead the company to become one of the top funded cannabis companies in the U.S. market with $51.5M in funding to-date.
As California legalized adult use, Keith turned his attention to challenges upstream in the cannabis supply chain. In early 2017, Keith began developing a technical solution for the complex logistics required to get product to market. WAYV is the answer - a B2B platform that helps businesses move product quickly, safely, tracked in real-time, from producers to market, within a day.
McCarty is a proven expert in the on-demand economy, entrepreneurship, software applications and business automation. He has successfully navigated complex, highly regulated spaces, balancing growth with compliance while deploying game-changing technology.
McCarty has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and marketing from Chapman University, The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics in Orange, California where he grew up. He currently lives in Los Angeles.