Jason is a Canadian HR executive, corporate director, speaker and thought leader with over a decade of varied HR experience. He is the Founder and Principal of Maxton HR, an HR consulting firm serving organizations across Canada. In addition, Jason serves as a Board Member for DriveABLE and as an Editorial Board Member for Your Workplace Magazine.
Previously, Jason served as MedReleaf’s Vice President of Human Resources and led the organization’s HR and Market-Access operations. He served as the Executive Sponsor of the $3.2B corporate. integration between MedReleaf and Aurora Cannabis. Prior to his time in the cannabis sector, Jason was the Director of Human Resources with the Seaboard Transport Group, Canada’s largest transporter of petroleum products.
Jason holds a BA from the University of Guelph, a Post-Graduate Certificate in HR Management and a Certificate in HR Law. He was among the first 300 HR leaders in Canada to obtain the Certified Human Resources Executive designation, which he received through the Ontario Human Resources Professional Association. Jason has been recognized as one of the top 25 HR professionals in Canada by the Canadian HR Reporter. In 2019, he was named as a founding member of the Cannabis HR Network.
Panelist at Sharing Leaders’ Perspectives: How Has the Workplace Been Affected through Year One of Cannabis Legalization.