Meet The Team
At VETCBD, we share a common purpose that drives our work: supporting the mission of our company to help pet like yours thrive. We prioritize education, research, and advocacy to continue supporting awareness of the benefits of cannabinoid therapeutics and how it can supplement our overall wellness.
Dr. Tim Shu, Founder & CEO
Dr. Tim Shu, a veterinarian and VETCBD's founder and CEO, is dedicated to creating cannabinoid products that are safe and beneficial for pets. Combining his veterinary background and his expertise in medical cannabis, Dr. Shu is the mastermind behind crafting VETCBD's products which are curated specifically for animals. As CEO, he also manages the company's direction and strategy, and oversees research and development, marketing, sales and customer support. Dr. Shu's work on cannabis and pets has garnered international attention and has been featured on The Today Show, CNBC, The New York Times, and others.
Datesh Kshatriya, CFO
As CFO, Datesh Kshatriya brings over 15 years of finance and operational experience scaling companies through working in private equity, venture capital, and cannabis. Datesh focuses on operational and financial efficiency and innovation while helping to shape VETCBD for scalable growth. Prior to VETCBD, Datesh has helped lead multiple companies in various sectors including cannabis, technology, real estate, and CPG.
Tenzin Khangsar, Advisor
Tenzin bought his first dog when he was 12. He saved money from his paper route and forced his father to drive him to a farm to buy Gadou, a beautiful German Shepherd Labrador mix. He's been blessed to have six dogs in his life and can't wait to add a new one to his family. Tenzin has extensive experience in the fast-growing cannabis for pets space as a senior executive and investor. Inspired by purpose and serving, Tenzin has a deep background in advising governments, startups, public companies, and charities including organizations such as Deloitte, the government of Canada, and Google.
Charis Fifield, Chief of Staff
Charis Fifield is Chief of Staff at VETCBD. Charis seeks new opportunities for growth and partnerships to help spread brand awareness and education. Educating people on the health and well being of animals has been the focus behind all of Charis’s endeavors. She brings creativity, drive and leadership while thriving on challenges; particularly those that help expand the company’s reach.
Prior to joining VETCBD, Charis worked in private and corporate veterinary practices as a Hospital Director and Veterinary Nurse for over 25 years. Charis brings her comprehensive knowledge of veterinary medicine and her passion for education, learning, and animals to VETCBD in order to bring comfort to all animals through cannabinoid therapy.