Jasmin Brand returns, by popular demand, for the second year as emcee of the NEXT Women's Business Forum.   Jasmin is founder of The Start, a creative agency and digital publisher specializing in culturally rich content and experiential events.  Jasmin brings almost a decade of executive experience in tech, market strategy and digital publishing to the Texas media landscape.  She recently served as CEO of Launch DFW, the region's first platform dedicated to the DFW start-up scene.
Jasmine is also the founder and President of DARBY JAMES, a respected agency leader in experiential marketing, events and comprehensive brand strategies for cities and startups.  Her
accolades include:

  • Minority Business Leader of the Year Award presented by the Dallas Business Journal

  • First Ever Recipient of the Young Professional Leadership ATHENA Award presented by the Dallas  Regional Chamber and KPMG

  • Techweek 100 Talent Cultivator Award

  • Best of the Best in PR/Marketing by

  • 10 Texas Women To Watch In Media

Jasmin Brand, Emcee