Christopher Harkins

  • Job Title: Chief Operations Officer
  • Company: NUG
  • Specialization: Laboratory Testing, Regulation/Compliance
  • Websitehttp://nug.com/
Biography:
Christopher Harkins is the Chief Operations Officer of NUG, a premier, California-licensed vertically-integrated cannabis company with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, extensive distribution network and award-winning brand. NUG operates the highest volume cannabis extraction facility in California, producing the majority of concentrates, vapes, and other infused cannabis products sold in California under the NUG label and other leading brands.
After graduating from San Francisco State University, Harkins entered the booming tech industry, working as a Solution Architect for major firms, including Microsoft, Robert Half International, and Autodesk. Following his passion, Harkins moved his problem-solving expertise into the cannabis industry and joined NUG in 2016, first as lab director. Since then, NUG’s product portfolio and revenue from extracts has increased more than tenfold as Harkins’ innovative methods have come into force. He was named Chief Operations Officer of the rapidly growing brand in 2019.