In his prior role as Managing Director for Blue Ocean Advisory Group and ISR GeoSensing Mr. Rosenberg was responsible for managing programs related to national defense, security, as well as heading their Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning practices. In 2016-2019 he was VP of Programs at a Silicon Valley AI start-up where he was leading technical developments and commercial negotiations with a variety of government and private customers and successfully brought AI technology to DoD and the intelligence community.
In 2011-2015 he served as Chief Technologist for AGT International Global Delivery Organization in its Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland leading the worldwide engineering team to assure effective development and transition of new products and creative solutions for Smart and Safe Cities and Smart Borders programs. Before joining AGT International in 2011, Ilia served as the Director of Technology Assessment for the Boeing Company Security Solutions division in Arlington, VA. Before joining Boeing he worked in the field of atmospherical physics and completed his postdoctoral studies at the Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. He published extensively in the peer review journals and his projects were covered by the New York Times, Time Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, New Scientist, The BBC, Discovery Channel, and Washington Technology.