Robert Gold, Senior Executive, Ridgewood Energy

Robert Gold

Senior Managing Director,
Ridgewood Energy

Robert (“Bob”) L. Gold has been a Senior Executive of Ridgewood Energy since 1987, the CEO of Ridgewood Capital Corp. since 1998 and has been an active investor in the energy and technology sectors for almost 30 years.  Ridgewood Energy has closed two Institutional Funds to drill and develop oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico and have placed over $4 billion under management for GoM E&P. Bob serves on the Board of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the NYU School of Law. Bob is also a Board member of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art where he chairs the Finance and Investment Committees. Bob is a co-founder of the Thought Into Action Institute at Colgate University, a program for college entrepreneurs where Bob teaches entrepreneurship and mentors college entrepreneurs. Prior to joining Ridgewood, Bob was a corporate attorney at the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and a Law Clerk for Federal Judge Charles P. Sifton. Bob earned his B.A. from Colgate University and his J.D. from New York University Law School. Bob is the father of 5 children.

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