Daniel Weiss is co-founder and Managing Partner of Angeleno Group LLC (“AG”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm with a global platform focused on high growth investments in next generation energy and natural resource-related companies. Founded in 2001, AG invests broadly across the energy and natural resource industry to support innovative, well managed, rapidly growing businesses. Areas of particular interest include advanced generation, energy intelligence and control, clean transportation, renewables, transmission and distribution, power storage, and energy efficiency and conservation technology. Since its founding, AG has become one of the largest dedicated growth equity investment firms in the sector. AG makes investments internationally with investment professionals based in Los Angeles and Sydney, covering North America and the Asia-Pacific region. In addition to his firm management responsibilities, Mr. Weiss leads investments and serves on boards of multiple AG portfolio companies.
Prior to the formation of AG, Mr. Weiss was an attorney at O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles, working in the firm’s mergers and acquisitions, international and high technology practice groups. He represented multiple Global 1000 clients, including utilities and energy related companies, in a wide array of private equity and corporate finance transactions.
Mr. Weiss currently or previously has served on boards or public commissions for a number of non-profit and government organizations including the World Resources Institute, the Stanford Law School Board of Visitors, and the City of Los Angeles Redistricting Commission. Mr. Weiss was appointed by President Obama in 2015 to serve as a member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council in Washington, DC. He is currently member of the Pacific Council on International Policy and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Weiss holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, an M.A. from Stanford University and a B.A. with High Honors from U.C. Berkeley.