Nimrod Goor is the newest Trustee of the Weinberg Foundation, beginning his term in July of 2019. Mr. Goor is a Founding Partner at Helios Energy Investments, Israel’s largest private equity fund specializing in renewable energy power generation, with more than $500 million of investments in solar PV, wind, bio-mass, and bio-gas power plants in Europe and Israel. Prior to Helios, Mr. Goor was a Partner at Precede technologies, a seed stage technology investment firm investing in the cleantech sector. Mr. Goor has held multiple managerial positions in various technology and aerospace companies in the US and Israel, including Model N (“MODN” NYSE), MedSim medical simulation, and Banner Aerospace (“BAR” NYSE).
In addition to his business activities, Mr. Goor has been engaged in various nonprofit organizations in the US and Israel, including the San Francisco Federation, AIPAC, and Hausner Jewish Community Day School in Palo Alto, CA. Mr. Goor currently serves as the Chairman of the Gvanim Association in Sderot, Israel, as well as a Board Member at the Shalom Hartman Institute. He is also a member of the Steering Committee of The American Jewish Joint Distribution’s Lay Leadership Center in Israel.
Mr. Goor spent seven years with the Israeli Air Force as a combat pilot. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Tel-Aviv and California Coast University and an MBA from the Harvard School of Business Administration. Mr. Goor is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program from San Francisco. He is married to Dorothy Goor, and they have three children.