Get to know our Business Development Manager Jiri

Who are you?

I’m Jiri Kaan, I am from the Netherlands and I speak Dutch, German and English. I currently live and work remotely from Vienna.

Tell me one fun fact about you

I laid the floor in the very first office of Becanex.

Since when do you work for Becanex?

I have been putting my heart and soul into Becanex since it was first founded, in January 2019.

How would you describe your task in the company?

I am currently conducting research on which molecules may be beneficial to which individuals and under what specific conditions.

What are some challenges in your days at Becanex?

The interactions of molecules and biological pathways are complex, but fascinating to investigate.

What do you like about Becanex?

My colleagues at Becanex are so passionate, hard-working, and intelligent. It is very motivating to be a part of team like that.

What excites you about pharmaceutical cannabis?

I see enormous potential for cannabis pharmacological applications, and I believe we are only scratching the surface right now.

What was your biggest achievement in your (Becanex) career so far?

The biggest compliment that I have gotten so far is that people told me that I bring in a positive vibe at work.

Do you have a funny story to tell about you or your job? Any embarrassing moments?

I once moved 60 bags of biomass with a forklift that I just learned how to drive. I was really happy that everything went pretty smooth.

How do you spend your afternoon and evening after work?

I do a lot of sports. I run and do calisthenics or meet with some friends. I also enjoy spending time with my girlfriend.

What are your goals for the future of the company? What would you like to achieve with your team or which kind of products would you like to work on in the future?

My goals for the company is to find ambitious partners that also see huge potential in cannabinoids and want to explore this path with us.