Michael Klein

Member Since 2020

Michael Klein



New York City Area

Michael Klein has a background in consumer entertainment, digital media, and retail. He possesses deep knowledge and experience in identifying and scaling new audiences using the most nascent technology and storytelling methods across a multitude of platforms. He has been part of some of the most iconic media brands in the world including MTV, Condé Nast, Sundance, and Warner Bros. Discovery. Klein is the CEO of cannabisMD, the global authority on medical cannabis and CBD. The company addresses the needs of underserved audiences in the cannabis and CBD market by integrating technology, data, and e-commerce to unlock and engage emerging consumer segments. Most recently, Klein was CEO of Trees Corporation, a publicly-traded next-now cannabis retail chain at the intersection of content, community, and commerce. Trees acquired Klein’s previous cannabis venture, Miraculo Inc.


  • Digital Media
  • Content Strategy
  • Start-Up CEO


February 23rd, 2023

15 Steps for Weaving Your Brand’s Mission Throughout Your Business Structure

It's not enough to simply define your brand mission — you have to live it every day.

February 9th, 2023

11 Ways to Turn Your Customers Into Brand Loyalists

You can't necessarily buy brand loyalty, but you can earn it with the right customer experience and engagement tactics.

December 1st, 2022

Nine Holiday Promotions and Initiatives That Can Help Your Business Stand Out

There's a lot of commercial "noise" during the busy holiday season, but these strategies can help your business stand out.

November 2nd, 2022

Smart and Effective Ways to Encourage User-Generated Content From Your Customers

Your followers can be a huge source of creative and engaging content for your brand if you know how to ask for it.



cannabisMD is the leading non-advocacy destination for consumers exploring wellness, healing, and healthy living through CBD and medical cannabis. A team of doctors, experts, and journalists provide authoritative advice; medical, and lifestyle news, along with compelling personal stories. askCMD.com is a marketplace designed to help consumers navigate the clutter and confusion of the CBD market and surface the right products for their needs. And soon, the cannabisMD Telehealth and Practitioner Directory will connect consumers with a network of vetted experts in their area. cannabisMD is here to advance consumer understanding of medical cannabis and CBD and debunk false stories and claims. We are the platform for thought leaders in the cannabis space and elevate the work of medical experts and responsible entrepreneurs at the forefront of the cultural conversation. Our goal is to empower individuals to make smart, educated choices about integrating CBD and medical cannabis into their lifestyles.


  • Digital Media
  • Cannabis
  • Media and Entertainment