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Allison Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Seattle Area, US

Founder & CEO, posed2, Inc. Designing next generation outreach and recruiting technologies using mobile games and AI.

Founder & CEO, posed2, Inc. Designing next generation outreach and recruiting technologies using mobile games and AI.

12 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
I have an idea I'm commited to

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising

Involved In


posed2, Inc.


Several top-rated, research universities; university presidents; scientifc associations; small businesses.
Microsoft; White March Forests; Fabiani & Co.

Side Projects

Citizen Soldier Support Program
Technology Policy Lab


Director, Research Policy and Development University of California Office of the President 1999 - 2002
Founder & CEO posed2, Inc. May 2015 - present
President Rosenberg Strategies 2014 - present
Director, Academic Outreach Microsoft 2012 - 2013
Assistant Vice President and Director, Federal Relations, Washington, DC Office Iowa State University 2007 - November 2012
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2002 - 2007
Director, Research Policy and Development University of California, Office of the President 1999 - 2002
Director, National Medal of Technology U.S. Department of Commerce 1998 - 1999
Associate Director, Government University Industry Research Roundtable National Academy of Sciences 1992 - 1998
Staff Member, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, and Education U.S. Senate 1991 - 1992


Harvard University
Startup Next
University of California, Berkeley

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Marketing
  • • Recruiting
  • • Venture capital
  • • Business Analysis
  • • Career Development
  • • Data and Analytics
  • • Fashion Start-Up
  • • Market Analysis
  • • Financial planning and analysis
  • • Business executive with a strong background in Fashion. knowledge of textile. production. sourcing. manufacturing.
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Games
  • • Mobile
  • • Edutainment
  • • Higher Education
  • • Generation Z
  • • colleges
  • • universities
  • • community colleges
  • • online education
  • • skills-based bootcamps

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Ideation • Business Development • Business networking • Career Development • Higher Education • Strategic Partnerships • Strategy • Program development

Key Accomplishments

I have created and secured funding for several multi-million dollar programs in fields as diverse as military families support and technology policy. I'm now pursuing my entrepreneurial passion and creating my next creation as a founder. My passion is the higher education industry, and my purpose is to radically transform the college to career transition by helping young people recognize and then realize their professional dreams, while simultaneously help higher ed reduce costs and increase job placement rates. Skills and strengths include:

- Creative program design and execution
- Persuasive communications, messaging, and public speaking
- Insightful career curating

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

As a team and partner. The magic is in the meeting. Life is not a zero sum game, and I prefer to find genuine partners with whom I can share trust, ideas, and profits. No games, just gains.

As an Advisor

Collaborative. Direct. Exacting. No nonsense. Yet...funny!

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Ryan Calo
We worked together
David Sontag
They're my friends  •  President, .
Yes, She has a brilliant, quick mind with a great understanding of the world around her. She is extremely creative.
Steve White
They're my advisor  •  President, White Marsh Forests Inc.. Previously Partner Architect, Microsoft Corporation. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
She has excellent ideas and the motivation to see them through
Harry Clark
We worked together  •  Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group and Senior Counselor, Brunswick Group. Cornell grad.
Allison is a brilliant, creative, imaginative, courageous, independent thinker and doer....a natural entrepreneur.
Nancy Rose Senich
They're my advisor  •  Principal, Nancy Rose & Associates - Mktg PR - High Tech | Medical. Previously VP Marketing, SnoopWall, LLC.
Allison is a very driven, thoughtful, resourceful entrepreneur. She listens carefully and is "coachable". She will do well in whatever she ... focuses upon. Her network is vast and eclectic and she is not afraid of using all her resources.
Robert Shelton
We worked together
Allison is brilliant and understands how to work with people of all backgrounds.
Richard Celeste
We worked together  •  Senior Advisor, ForImpact/The Suddes Group. Previously President, Colorado College. Yale grad.
Allison is willing to take risks. She is persistent. She is willing to give a project every bit of her energy and talent.
Cam Patterson
We worked together  •  Chief Operating Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Co-founder, Clavé Biodesign, Inc.. Vanderbilt grad.
I have worked closely with Allison for over 10 years-- while she was at UNC and afterwards where she served as an advisor and consultant. Al ... lison is action-oriented, can get just about any door open, and gets stuff done.
David Walters
We worked together  •  President, Walters Power International. Previously Governor of Oklahoma, State of Oklahoma. Harvard Business School grad.
Allison has a magnificent mind supported by an extensive education honed by a wide range of interesting experiences. She has a national net ... work that adds value to her work in Science, Research and Public Policy. My first experience with Dr. Rosenberg was serving together as national judges for the early FIRST Robotics Competition founded by Dean Kamen. She was highly organized with a short duration task and yet related wonderfully with the contestants and other judges. I learned more about her work soon after. She is equipped to expertly advise and lead.
Neil Bjorkman
They're my friends  •  Policy Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives and Research Assistant, U.S. House of Representatives.
She is an amazing listener and is extremely generous with her time and talents. I wouldn't be where I am without her help.
Dan Culhane
We worked together  •  President & CEO, Ames Chamber of Commerce. Previously Executive Director, Mason City Economic Development Corporation.
Allison is a highly educated, motivated, passionate individual with a strong background in public policy and management. She will excel as a ... n Advisor with her background in higher education and private sector Fortune 100 employment. She has the professional demeanor and business acumen to help others succeed!
Astrid S. Tuminez
We worked together  •  Regional Director, LCA, Microsoft. Previously Vice-Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
She is high energy and compelling in making a case. She is also a good networker.

David Sontag
They're my friends  •  President, .
David's experience is incomparable, and his success -- in film writing, production, and beyond -- is attributable to his unique alchemy of s ... kills and personal qualities. David's integrity is paramount. His ability to listen, and to give, seems sometimes boundless. He is clever, lively, fun, smart, easy going, but firm. Anyone who has the opportunity to work with David, or to secure his time in mentoring, is lucky, indeed.

Harry Clark
We worked together  •  Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group and Senior Counselor, Brunswick Group. Cornell grad.
Harry is one of the most skillful navigators or of ideas, egos, and politics that I know. His generous spirit and easy going personality le ... ad people to trust and to like him, but his business acumen and rapier intellect is second to none. The combination is a study in success. I count Harry as one of most valuable mentors.

Steve White
We worked together  •  President, White Marsh Forests Inc.. Previously Partner Architect, Microsoft Corporation. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad.
Steve wouldn't BE a great entrepreneur. He IS a great entrepreneur. Deep experience in technology management, he is a master coder himself ... ; a rare combination. AND he's a great conversationalist! I am most fortunate to have him among my select advisors.