Dr. Kaveh Kahen

Toronto, ON, Canada
Co-Founder and CEO, Sigma Analytical Services

With a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Dr. Kaveh Kahen has spent his career on design, development, and applications of analytical instrumentation and testing methodologies which led to the invention of 9 US patents (currently used in several mass spectrometry products) and more than 80 international publications and presentations.

Before co-founding Sigma Analytical Services, Dr. Kahen held various leadership and executive positions at PerkinElmer including General Manager of Mass Spectrometry Business Unit, Sr. Director of Global Research Organization, and Principal R&D Scientist. More recently, he led the cannabis testing initiative in the legalized cannabis market in the US and Canada. Through this project, Dr. Kahen recognized a significant gap in cannabis and hemp science and testing methodologies and co-founded Sigma Analytical Services Inc. to address the scientific challenges of cannabis and hemp market.