Evan Rose is the founder and Managing Partner at Rose Digital, a Manhattan-based digital agency focused on building revenue-generating web/mobile products for Fortune 500 companies. In the past 8 years he has led development teams in building as well as delivering web and mobile applications which reach millions of users. Rose Digital has developed specific expertise in building hybrid and native mobile applications, most recently leading development for the Ford Owner mobile application on iOS and Android.
Evan is a board member and investment team member of NFTE Ventures and chairs the Harvard Club Tech and Entrepreneurship Panel. He also co-founded and is the president of The Steve Fund, the nation’s only organization focused on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of college students of color.
The Fund works with colleges and universities, outstanding non-profits, researchers, students, emerging adults, mental health practitioners and experts, and with groups serving diverse populations to stimulate dialogue and promote effective programs and strategies that build understanding and assistance for the mental and emotional health of the nation’s students of color as they enter, matriculate in, and transition from higher education. Its core pillars are knowledge building, programs and partnerships, youth engagement, and tech innovations. The Steve Fund’s work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Diverse Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Huffington Post and The Harvard Crimson.
Evan graduated from Harvard College in 2009 and lives in New York with his wife and dog.