Jim Walsh is the creator and co-founder of Kimo Sabe Mezcal. His idea was to create a sustainable mezcal of top quality, and Kimo is now a triple gold medal winner and named "Best of Class International Specialty Spirit" by the American Distilling Institute (ADI) Spirits competition. He is also the founder of Hawaiian Vintage Chocolate. His idea led to moving the family to Hawaii for a “1950’s-style” family experience, starting the first chocolate company on the islands. He is also a founding member of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin Medical School and chairman of Mind Matter AI. His daughter Ashley is the founder of Inner State, a Psilocybin-based wellness company for which he sits on the board. A lifelong entrepreneur, his various interests have extended into the spirits, food, and medical industries.