Noor began her engineering career at Tandem Computers and later worked at Retix and US Robotics where she gained operational experience spanning R&D, product development and customer support. She went on to work on Wall Street at Merrill Lynch, helping technology companies with their IPO and M&A.
Later she moved to investing in public technology and life science companies. Noor was a Portfolio Manager at Matthews International, where she co-managed the Small Companies Asia Fund, as well as the India Fund, with assets of $200 million and $500 million, respectively. Prior to that, she had managed the Global Science and Technology Fund at Wasatch Advisors with assets of $200 million. During her tenure managing the Global Science and Technology Fund, it was in the top quartile for 7 out of the 9 quarters. The Small Companies Fund had a return of 68% from its launch until her departure vs the MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Small Cap Index return of 53%.
Most recently, Noor was Vice President of Corporate Development at Meetyl, a fintech startup in San Francisco and worked at Stanford University, managing a $300M budget for the GSB.
Noor received her BS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
When Noor is not working, she enjoys swimming, traveling, and cooking new recipes.