Nicholas F. Beim is a partner at Venrock, the venture capital firm created by the Rockefeller family that helped pioneer the venture capital industry. He focuses primarily on artificial intelligence (AI), software, financial technology, and defense. Beim serves on the boards of directors of Dataminr, an AI platform that identifies critical breaking information from publicly available data; Rebellion Defense, which develops AI-driven products that serve the mission of national defense; Percipient.ai, an advanced computer vision analytics platform; and Altruist, a digital investment platform for financial advisors. He serves on the executive advisory committee of the Center on Global Energy Policy and on the board of directors of Endeavor, a nonprofit that supports entrepreneurs globally. Beim previously worked at Matrix Partners, Goldman Sachs, and McKinsey & Company. He received a BA in philosophy from Stanford University and an MPhil in international relations from Oxford University.