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Brian Rosen

Founder, InvestBev

Brian Rosen is globally regarded as a leading authority in the three-tier system, retail off premise, marketing, and go to market strategy for the Adult Beverage Space. Adult Beverage Trend Magazine has called Brian the “Brand Whisperer.”

 

 

Rosen had been named:

Retailer of the Year 3X

Forbes Best of the Web 2x

14 under 40 DePaul University

Wine Innovator of the Year 2019

Fmr. Board Member, MHW Ltd.

Rosen was CEO of his own 100M-retail liquor enterprise, partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Adult Beverage, lead consultant in Trade Marketing at Anheuser- Busch and now runs his own sales and marketing firm, BevStrat.

Rosen currently is Founder at Growth Beverage and BevStrat LLC. BevStrat is America’s leading brand sales and marketing arm for brands under 100,000 cases in market.  BevStrat engages multiple dozens of people in 7+ states as boots on the ground to support traditional and non-traditional distribution.  Rosen is General Partner at InvestBev with nearly $250M under management for adult beverage investing.  Rosen is General Partner of Algoma Capital, lending $100M into distilleries and for barrel aging.  Rosen is founder of Sprout Beverage, the largest Alc Bev brand incubation eco system in the US.

Rosen has keynoted; Wine Technology Symposium, Anheuser -Busch Boston Beer Roundtable, BES Retail Summit, New Jersey State Liquor Store Convention, Wise Guys Liquors Wine/ Spirit Daily Annual retreat, Beverage Expo, WSWA Convention, WITS and more.

Brian has been featured for Forbes, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Beverage Dynamics, Wine and Spirits Daily, Beer Business Daily, Wines and Vines, Santa Rosa Democrat, Chicago Tribune, Modern Luxury Magazines, Newsweek, Wine Spectator, Market Watch, CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Esquire Television, Travel Channel, and TNT.

Rosen has an Executive Leadership degree from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business MBA program and a degree in marketing and finance from DePaul University Rosen is a member of Tiger 21 and YPO Gold.