Brazen Executive Honored as Silver Winner in 2016 Women World Awards® Female Executive of the Year

Ashley Hoffman, vice president of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Brazen, a technology startup that provides real-time chat software for hiring and networking, has been announced as one of the silver winners in the prestigious Women World Awards® in the Female Executive of the Year category. The coveted annual Women World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, and milestones from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, June 27, 2016 during the annual SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner.

As vice president of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Hoffman leads the Brazen business development team, driving revenue growth through new and existing markets. During her tenure with Brazen, Hoffman helped triple annual sales from 2012 to 2014, while building out the company’s client portfolio and partner relationships. Prior to joining Brazen, Hoffman worked in marketing and communications for numerous foreign policy and national security think tanks. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa.

“At Brazen, our mission is to humanize engagement by making personal interactions more efficient and transform how businesses interact with their employees, job candidates and customers,” said Hoffman. “As we continue to bring our advanced solutions to new markets, it’s very exciting to receive this esteemed industry and peer world recognition. Being recognized as a Female Executive of the Year by Women World Awards is an honor.”

About the Women World Awards
Women World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring women in business and the professions and organizations of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. The Annual Women World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Network Products Guide’s IT World Awards, Pillar World Awards, and PR World Awards. Learn more about The Women World Awards at

About Brazen
Brazen is a scheduled chat software platform designed to humanize engagement by making personal interaction efficient and scalable. The world’s leading organizations use Brazen’s software platform to interact and engage with employees, job candidates, customers, students and alumni. The company is venture-backed and headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metro area. For more information, visit