Jacob Gottlieb is a hedge fund manager based in NYC who in 2001, earned a CFA from the Investment Management and Research Association. Jacob earned a Bachelor degree in economics from Brown University and an MD from NYU medical school.
After completing university, Jacob successfully did an internship in internal medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York. Jacobs ongoing fascination with stock markets made him leave the medical trade and pursue his trading dreams.
In 2005, Jacob Gottlieb started and served as the Chief Investment Officer and managing partner of Visium Asset Management. Before starting Visium, Jacob was an investment portfolio assistant at Merlin Financial in London and a founding executive at Balyasny Asset Management, Jacob was also a buy-side analyst for the company Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Gottlieb is a thoughtful leader who possesses unique insights on the way people can choose the correct career choice. Jacob has said that hedge fund managers and medical professionals share the same traits sometimes. He thinks that stockbrokers and doctors are both risk managers as well risk takers. Gottlieb has stated that doctors have to have expert planning skills with the skills to think about issues in the most practical way. Jacob Gottlieb shared his thought that practitioners should eliminate the risk involved for patients before they encounter more medical problems.
Jacob Gottlieb is Native of Brooklyn who grew up with his younger brothers. Jacobs dad and mom were immigrants to the United States from Poland in the 60s. Jacobs father, Max Gottlieb, is a City University New York Economics Professor and Jacobs mom Helena is a renown pediatrician. Because of this upbringing with two parents with degrees in the very different fields economics and medicine, Jacob was intrigued by both professions.
Jacob Gottlieb is actively involved with many charitable organizations such as Covenant House, which serves Millions of children each day. For 40 years, Covenant House has helped young homeless people and is a major and vital human rights movement devoted to helping trafficked youth and children who are on the streets in over 30 cities in six countries.