Speaker Bio


Julia Jacobson

Julia Jacobson

CEO, Aster Farms

As CEO of Aster Farms, Julia Jacobson brings an expertise in entrepreneurship, supply chain management and business development to the Aster team. Her personal interest in cannabis is rooted in her battle with chronic migraines, incorporating the plant with her prescribed routine to mitigate symptoms, balance equilibrium and chart a healthy course. Jacobson develops Aster's high-level vision, ensuring the team is two steps ahead as the company scales. Prior to Aster Farms Julia was co-founder and CEO of NMRKT, an affiliate marketing platform for content providers. She led the company through Techstars and its acquisition by XO Group in 2016, where she went on to become the Director of National Revenue Products. Jacobson’s career began as a buyer for Bloomingdale's, giving her a solid foundation in retail and supply chain economics. Today, Jacobson continues to be a mentor to Techstars and to young entrepreneurs in many fields.