Speaker Bio


Daniel Banks

Daniel Banks

Vice President of Cultivation, Lightshade

As Lightshade’s V.P. of Cultivation, Dan Banks combines a decade of multi-state cannabis industry experience with a passion for cannabis cultivation borne from his education in horticultural science. In his role, Banks leads all cultivation and post-harvest operations across Lightshade’s five indoor and greenhouse cultivation facilities. He develops and implements Lightshade’s industry-leading standards and refines all processes, including implementing new technological solutions and cultivation strategies. Banks completed a Bachelor’s of Science in Horticultural Science at Colorado State University and is a certified crop advisor in the state of Colorado.