Rebecca Brown

Toronto, ON, Canada
Founder and President, Crowns

Rebecca Brown is the founder of Crowns, a full-service consultancy for the global cannabis industry. Crowns is writing the playbook for cannabis marketing and designing solutions to grow cannabis brands within the constraints of regulation.

Rebecca has a decades-long career in marketing and advertising, with a track record of innovation and building new scalable agency models. She was most recently the vice president of social media and content at J. Walter Thompson.

She is a frequent keynote speaker, awards jurist (Effies, Agency of the Year), marketing instructor (Miami Ad School, Sheridan College), and contributing writer (Applied Arts, Strategy). Rebecca is also a trusted thought leader on all things cannabis and marketing. From the Economist and the Financial Post to the Business of Cannabis and Vice to the CBC and BNN Bloomberg, she regularly appears in print, online and broadcast media to discuss the cannabis industry, customer experience, marketing trends, brand building, growth hacking, and the need for diversity in cannabis leadership.