Dr. Reiman takes reigns from industry luminary John Kagia following historic appointment
WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 13, 2022
New Frontier Data, the leader in actionable cannabis data and business intelligence, announced Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW, as its new Chief Knowledge Officer following the appointment of John Kagia as Director of Policy for the Office of Cannabis Management for the state of New York.
“New Frontier Data is in the fortunate position of being able to promote Amanda Reiman to Chief Knowledge Officer following her exemplary tenure as VP, Public Policy and Research,” said Gary Allen, New Frontier Data’s CEO. “Amanda is one of the few who could follow in the footsteps of John Kagia, an original employee of New Frontier Data and an esteemed industry thought leader whose appointment at this historic moment in New York’s industry will continue to pay dividends for the cannabis industry for years to come.”
Dr. Reiman is a social ethnobotanist who has studied the relationship between people, cannabis and greater society for more than 20 years. As a pioneer in the field of cannabis and social science, she was one of the first to explore the use of cannabis as a substitute for alcohol and other drugs. Dr. Reiman earned her PhD from UC Berkeley and taught Substance Abuse Treatment, Drug Policy, Sexuality, and Social Work and Research Methods at the university for 10 years. She has also served as the Head of Research and Patient Services at Berkeley Patients Group, The Manager of Marijuana Law and Policy at the Drug Policy Alliance, and the VP of Community Development for Flow Cannabis Company.
Dr. Reiman joined New Frontier Data in January of 2022 and working closely with John Kagia played an instrumental role in helping the research team develop and deliver the data and insights the cannabis industry has come to rely on to understand the market and its consumers.
“I joined New Frontier Data because I believe in the team’s work to bring unbiased, vetted data to an industry that needs it,” said Dr. Reiman. “I look forward to the opportunity to oversee the amazing team responsible for this research and help further the cannabis industry with actionable insights that inform key stakeholders at every level.”
About New Frontier Data:
New Frontier Data is the premier data, analytics and technology firm specializing in the global cannabis industry, delivering solutions that enable investors, operators, advertisers, brands, researchers and policy makers to assess, understand, engage and transact with the cannabis industry and its consumers.
Our mission is to inform policy and commercial activity for the global legal cannabis industry. We maintain a neutral position on the merits of cannabis legalization through comprehensive and transparent data analysis and projections that shape industry trends, dynamics, demand and opportunity drivers. Founded in 2014, New Frontier Data is headquartered in Washington, D.C. with a presence in Europe, Latin America and Africa. For more information about New Frontier Data, please visit us at https://www.NewFrontierData.com.
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