Chief Executive Officer, Pax Labs
Bharat Vasan is the Chief Executive Officer of PAX Labs and a veteran of multiple high-growth Silicon Valley consumer companies. PAX Labs is the leading consumer technology brand in the fast-growing CBD and cannabis space. Bharat joined PAX in early 2018 and has led the company’s rapid transformation as an industry leader, including its most recent equity financing of over $400 million from global institutional investors.
Bharat believes that technology can be an empowering force for millions of adults who rely on PAX’s products to take the guesswork out of cannabis. PAX offers quality, safety and predictability across its products for adults who consume cannabis for relaxation, health and wellness.
With 15 years of experience in scaling Fortune 500 companies and startups, Bharat is an investor and advisor to several high-growth consumer technology ventures. Prior to PAX, Bharat led two venture-backed consumer companies to successful acquisitions as President, August Home, Inc. (acquired by Assa Abloy in 2017) and COO/co-founder, Basis Science, Inc. (acquired by Intel in 2014). Bharat also brings a strong financial background, having served as the COO and CFO for Electronic Arts’ Online team, and a member of EA’s global mergers and acquisitions team from 2002 to 2010.
As the son of a service member, Bharat’s connection to the military is rooted in his personal experience. He is deeply committed to the issues that veterans and their families face during and beyond their active service.