Director of Government Affairs
is the Director of Government Affairs at Caliva, one of the largest vertically-integrated cannabis companies in California. Hirsh was previously the West Coast Director of Government Affairs at MedMen, the largest cannabis retailer in the country, overseeing the company’s work in California, Arizona and Nevada.
Before working in cannabis, Hirsh spent several years as a Senior Government Affairs Manager at Airbnb in San Francisco, helping build the company’s global policy team up from 30 to 300 people. Hirsh has also worked in McKinsey & Company’s Public Sector Practice in New York City.
Hirsh has a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from UC Berkeley, and a JD from Harvard Law School.