Josh Rosen serves as CEO of 4Front Ventures, as well as the Executive Chairman of 4Front Advisors. Josh co-founded 4Front Advisors with Kris in 2011 and became a full-time employee in mid-2014.
After 13 years as an equity analyst and portfolio manager evaluating and investing in publicly traded companies, Josh wanted to have a more meaningful impact on companies. He joined a solar company in Phoenix in 2008, as Chief Financial Officer before assuming the role of President and Vice Chairman. Josh then founded MC Advisors to provide consultative support and manage a venture capital fund for the family office for John Sperling, a long-time drug reform advocate. The first investment in the venture capital fund was the acquisition of intellectual property from CannBe and the subsequent formation of 4Front Advisors in 2011. Josh’s early career included being among the youngest Vice Presidents in Credit Suisse’s history. Josh earned a B.A. degree in economics and philosophy from Beloit College in 1995.