Founder & CEO, Aladdin Dreamer
Craig Weiss is the Founder & CEO of Aladdin Dreamer, Inc. a technology company that is designing a wearable that allows people to control their dreams. Prior to Aladdin Dreamer, Craig oversaw NJOY, Inc. the world’s largest independent electronic cigarette and vaping company as President from June 2010 and later as CEO from April 2011 until October, 2014. Before joining NJOY, Craig practiced law as a U.S. Registered Patent Attorney where he focused on the drafting and prosecution of patent applications for medical device, ecommerce and business method inventions. An inventor, Craig has seven patents to his own name, including two for medical devices. He was also the managing member of a hedge fund having $50 million under management which focused on publicly traded companies involved in material intellectual property litigation. A published author, Craig Weiss co-authored I Am My Brother’s Keeper: American Volunteers in Israel’s War for Independence 1947-1949, which features a foreword from Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. The book is currently the subject of a documentary produced by Nancy Spielberg titled, “Above and Beyond.” Craig earned his law degree from Arizona State University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Craig is a frequent speaker at the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business and Harvard Business School. A lifelong resident of Arizona, Craig is married with two children and resides in Paradise Valley, Arizona.