Marcus Johnson-Smith

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts; Cofounder & CMO, Kush Groove

A 2022 Honoree of Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, Marcus Johnson-Smith is a passionate entrepreneur with over 10 years of retail business development, online marketing, fundraising and real estate procurement. Marcus is a results-driven executive with expertise in strategic partnership development, brand and relationship management, and building vibrant collaborations. Marcus enjoys proven success in cannabis retail, brand and product development.

Marcus holds a Bachelor of Science in African American Studies and Literature and a Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Northeastern University.