Nitin Khanna is one of the names that is revolutionizing the way we view the concept of medical cannabis. Through the recent studies conducted on the benefits of a certain class of cannabinoids found in marijuana plants. Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is extracted and can be used in the treatment of chronic pain, certain skin conditions and even severe epilepsy. Nitin Khanna is one of the numerous investors that are at the forefront of the cannabis and CBD industry and is determined to grow the industry to an even bigger market share. Until May of 2018, Nitin Khanna was the CEO of Cura Cannabis solutions which had high hopes of becoming the leading provider of cannabis oil and other related brands throughout the United States.
Born in India in 1971, Nitin Khanna spent a lot of time in various business enterprises. Apart from his father who served as a colonel in the army, the rest of Nitin Khanna ‘s family was engaged in different businesses and this exposure built up an entrepreneurial spirit in him at a very young age. At the age of 8 Nitin Khanna was sent to boarding school. Nitin Khanna then migrated to America at the age of 17, and while in America he got an undergraduate and master’s degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University in Portland. His brother then joined him in the United States in the year 1999.
In the year 1999, Nitin Khanna and his brother went on to start a software company named Saber software. Over the next 10 years Saber grew to become the largest standalone provider of government services in the United States. It is known for providing services such as unemployment registration, driver licenses issuing and perhaps one of the services it is well known for is the election software which is used to manage all aspects of the election process in 21 states in the country. By the time Nitin Khanna left the company, Saber had grown to 1200 employees and an estimated revenue of $120 million. Nitin Khanna is currently the CEO of MergerTech which is a mergers and acquisitions firm that caters for tech startups that are looking to sell their businesses and expand.
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