VP of Outreach and University Research
Nathan Murphy is a motivated businessman with an extensive network and background in Hemp. He has international and cross-cultural experiences, including a philanthropic venture to upgrade rural schools in China.
In 2015, Nathan founded a plant extraction company in Silverthorne, Colorado. Processing with ethanol and CO2 extraction methods while selling to various retail types, he gained the experience necessary to understanding the needs and challenges facing the hemp Industry. Nathan sold his company after helping to develop a novel method for recycling used Hops, producing marketable CBD products, and navigating a shifting regulatory environment to establish a statewide distribution network. He then worked as a 3rd party inspector and quality control technician in the construction industry for 2 years. After relocating back to Austin, Nathan met Ken Benbow at the 2020 Texas Hemp Convention and joined the Hempliance team in February.
Nathan graduated from Purdue University with Bachelor degrees in Management and Economics. He has Master degrees in Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation from EMLYON (France) and Purdue.