Dr. Hudalla is a Ph.D. analytical chemist with more than 30 years of research experience in analytical chemistry. He is the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of ProVerde Laboratories, Inc., a premier analytical research and testing facility for the regulated cannabis and hemp industries. Dr. Hudalla received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and has delivered presentations all over the world in his areas of expertise, including analytical testing, extraction and research specific to cannabis and derivative products. He is active in numerous scientific organizations, contributing to efforts for the development and standardization of cannabis testing methodologies aimed at ensuring consumer safety.