Member Since 2021
Montreal, Canada Area
Chris Murray is the Principal Strategist for FoxNRTH Inc. a boutique shop providing business, regulatory & strategic consulting through the lens of systems theory. Prior to launching FoxNRTH, Chris was one of the founding employees of Canopy Growth Corporation, he held multiple roles including: Vice President, Advocacy & Impact at Canopy Growth Corporation. Chris was responsible for establishing the first Medical Marijuana Direct to Physician outreach program, expanding Cannabis access through clinic development across Canada, securing $2.2 MM in subsidies from the State of Victoria in Australia for market expansion, securing and leading the development of Houseplant within CGC and successfully facilitating the export of Cannabis from Canada to the USA. Prior to joining Canopy Growth Corporation, Chris served as Director of Strategic Growth for Fullscript Natural Partners, a company that allows integrative health professionals to create their own virtual dispensary to prescribe health products to their patients. Previously, he served as a Knowledge Exchange Officer for the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH/ACMTS). Mr. Murray Is a strategic advisor to several companies in the health and wellness space including Fullscript, Triage, Hyasynth Bio, & Forage Hyperfoods. He holds a Masters in Applied Health Services Research and multiple certificates in Knowledge Translation and Translating Research into Policy and Practice. In 2021, Chris was recognized as a Forty Under 40 recipient.
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FoxNRTH is the brain child of Chris Murray, an entrepreneur with a twist. After being the first employee in the door of a number of notable companies, what became obvious was the urgency of rapid problem solving that is needed in the first years; this urgency also re-emerges in change management. The singular focus on the business at these junctures of change often leads to ignoring the most valuable resource at hand, the diversity of perspective provided by the human beings inside and outside companies. Understanding human behaviour and the reality that all things are a product of that behaviour is the foundation of FoxNRTH.