Business Development & Marketing


David Rosen

DR-Consultants successfully navigates the 21st century media marketplace assessing unique business opportunities.

DR-Consultants works with major U.S. and international for-profit corporations and non-profit organizations, entrepreneurs, start-up ventures and independent media makers to determine and pursue client-appropriate new business opportunities. Our business-development expertise has been employed in movies, online social commerce, cloud computing, real estate, fitness and a ebook publishing.

David Rosen is a media and technology executive with 25 years professional experience.  He launched worldwide the first CD-ROM system and served on the management teams taking two media-tech companies public, one in data visualization, the other wireless video.  His consulting clients include the Smithsonian, WNET/NY, KQED/SF, Weather Channel, Consumers Union and Fujitsu.

The served as executive producer and convener of “Digital Independence: the forum on technology, creativity & democracy,” a multi-year conference held in San Francisco with support from the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations.

He also served on the boards of the Independent Television Service (ITVS, treasurer) and Film Arts Foundation, was an advisor to MoMA’s Video Collection and a consultant to the Ford, Rockefeller, Johnson and Benton Foundations as well as to Rep. Richard Gephardt.

David is author of Off-Hollywood: The Making & Marketing of Independent Films, commissioned by Sundance and the Independent Feature Project (IFP).  He writes about media, technology and public policy for AlterNet, The Brooklyn Rail, CounterPunch, DocumentaryTelevision, Filmmaker, Huffington Post and IndieWire.  He has also written for Cyber Security, FilmInFocus, Foundation News, Harvard-Neiman Watchdog, Hollywood Reporter, Red Herring online and San Francisco Focus.  He lives in New York City.

Also check out my other site:  David Rosen Writes.