Alexandra Chong

Founder and CEO of JACANA

Alexandra is the Founder and CEO of JACANA, Jamaica’s premier cannabis brand. JACANA cultivates, develops and distributes certified medical cannabis and hemp products both domestically and internationally. Prior to JACANA, Alexandra founded Lulu, an innovative app for young women. At its peak, the Lulu app was installed on the phone of 1 in every 4 US college women. The New York Times noted that Alexandra started a “take back the internet movement for young women.” In 2016 Lulu was acquired, with Business Insider, AdWeek, WSJ and the New York Times recognizing Alexandra as one of the top entrepreneurs globally.

In addition to JACANA, Alexandra sits on the Advisory Board of MedShr, the world’s largest online network for doctors to connect and share data and served on the board of Elvie, a pioneering women’s consumer health technology business and also represents Jamaica at the Global Blockchain Business

She holds a BSc and an LLB from the London School of Economics & Political Science. Alexandra is a proud Jamaican, having played tennis for Jamaica at the Federation Cup and Central American & Caribbean Games.