Our Approach

Leveraging over 25 years of R&D, tissue culture and nursery operations we have been able to cultivate a truly unique system. With a cleaner and more vigorous starting plant we give our partners and customers the best chance at success.

Our Story

Our family of companies, partners and employees have a deeply rooted desire to see the cannabis space succeed. We have been working to collect one of the largest genetic libraries through out dedicated team of growers. We believe in the legacy operators and the opportunities that this bourgeoning space offers them. We are excited about what the combination of their knowledge and our technology has to offer the cannabis world.

Meet the Team

We are constantly growing and looking for the right people to be a part of our team. Well positioned for success with a clear objective of bringing the science and industry knowledge to this space. We at ZENLABS are working to help the cannabis space in both the hemp and THC markets realize their true potential. Meet a few of our key personnel.

Michael Boshart

Founder & CEO

  • Founder of Zenleaf LLC
  • Successful entrepreneur
  • 20 years experience
    • Start Ups
    • General Management
    • Strategic Planning
Erik Naranjo


  • USC Marshall MBA
  • 10 Years Experience
    • Operations
    • Business Development
    • Marketing



Yuri Swain


  • B.S from Texas A&M
  • Director of Operation at Total Terminals
  • Lead port of Long Beach team overseeing
    • 12 indirect managers
    • 100+ employees
    • 66M annual budget
Craig Dickhout


  • Owner of Think Ink Marketing
  • Co-Founder HempLand USA
  • Over 20 years experience
    • Start Ups
    • Marketing
    • General Management
Joshua Schneider

VP of Communications

  • Founder of Global Breadfruit
  • Studied Horticulture at University of Illinois
  • 22+ years experience in 
    • Plant breeding
    • Sales
  • Led a young plant company that
    • Sold over 50M plants a year

Michael Langley

Head Grower

  • 25 Years in cultivation
  • Extensive knowledge in
    • Organic soil health
    • Nutrient development
    • Crop planning and maintenance
    • Hydro and soil cultivation
Karl Metz


  • B.S from University of San Diego
  • Nursery General Management
    • Over 200 Acres in production
    • 25M in annual sales
    • 10M plus units sold per year
    • Fleet of 15 trucks
Ian Cole

Lab Manager

  • MSC  Environmental Science with a focus on medicinal plant metabolism and chemistry
  • BSC  Horticultural Studies University of Florida
  • 15 Years Experience in
    • Tissue Culture
    • Young Plant Production
Kirk Crabtree

Head Breeder

  • 25 years breeding and cultivation
  • Unparalleled experience in
    • Cannabis genetics
    • Breeding
    • Land race varieties
    • Pheno hunting