EVP & Head of LeafLink Financial
Doug Gordon, Executive Vice President and Head of LeafLink Financial, is a recognized leader and innovator with more than 10 years of experience in the financial technology sector. He is an expert at utilizing analytics and technology to create specialized products that meet the capital needs of various asset classes. Since joining the LeafLink team in October 2018, Doug has overseen the development and implementation of a specialized payment and credit management platform that allows cannabis brands and retailers to transact through the LeafLink marketplace.
Prior to LeafLink, Doug co-founded and served as the Executive Vice President of Fundation, a leading small business digital lender backed by the likes of Garrison Investment Group, Goldman Sachs, and Sun Trust Bank. Fundation provides businesses with loans and lines of credit through partnerships with banks, B2B vendors, and online platforms. As Executive Vice President, Doug was directly responsible for driving the company’s growth efforts through large scale strategic partnerships and product innovations while publicly representing Fundation in the media and at industry events.
Doug studied Neuroscience and Economics at Bucknell University.
Despite the rise of alternative payment solutions and cryptocurrency, is cash still king? What role, if any, will cash play? Or is the very nature of cash being redefined by these emerging technologies?