Dietwald Claus is the founder and CEO of Cannamerx, the fully-automated B2B trading platform for cannabis, hemp, cannabis and hemp products, as well as genetics. Originally developed for the Canadian legal cannabis market, Cannamerx now provides its services to the international legal cannabis and hemp industry. Born and raised on a farm in Northern Germany, Mr. Claus has for many years worked as a policy analyst and consultant for the Canadian agricultural and food industry. He has an MA in European and Russian Studies from Carleton University in Canada, where he specialized on resource economics. Mr. Claus speaks German, English, and Russian.