Chief Innovation | MariMed Inc.
Dr. Ziburkus currently serves as Chief Innovation Officer of MariMed Inc.* and is responsible for building the company’s Science, Medical, and Innovation Advisory Board, developing its educational platform strategy, and leading innovation in products, brands, and technologies.
Dr. Jokubas Ziburkus is an accomplished scientist, innovator, speaker, and entrepreneur. His expertise is in neurological disorders, the endocannabinoid system, and cannabinoids. He is a neuroscientist and researcher with over 25 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and numerous popular literature publications. Ziburkus is a recipient of the Global Lithuanian Leader Award for intellectual capital dissemination and the University of Houston’s Teaching Excellence Award. He is a recognized public speaker with a widely watched Tedx Talk entitled, There is something you should know about epilepsy and cannabis. Ziburkus has a proven track record of international leadership and strategic planning and served on several prestigious Scientific and Medical Advisory boards.
Dr. Ziburkus completed his PhD in Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and completed his postdoctoral fellowships at the Johns Hopkins University, George Mason University, and Pennsylvania State University.
*MariMed Inc is a premier seed-to-consumer multinational cannabis and hemp operator with the primary mission of health and wellness.