Risk Taker Jacob Gottlieb Manages to Thrive in Two Professions

Jacob Gottlieb has been fortunate to pursue two different professions that he has found a way to blend. For his education, Jacob Gottlieb attended Brown University and attained BA in economics. He also went to NYU Medical School where he pursued medicine.

Two of his passions that were derived from his parents, his mother being a Pediatrician and his father is a Professor of Economics. He went on to abandon medicine and pursued finance becoming a CFA financial analyst of Wall Street. Jacob Gottlieb is passionate about trading which assists him in his work at Wall Street managing finances and taking risks.

He began his career in trading in 1998, working as an analyst of Sanford C. Bernstein &Co for two years. He moved on to Merlin Biomed Group where he worked as a portfolio manager of health care for one year. He went on to work with Balyasny which I an asset management company for four years before he founded Visium Asset Management, LLC in 2005. Currently, Jacob Gottlieb works as a Chief Investment Officer in Visium Asset Management.

Jacob Gottlieb participates in various non-profit organizations based in New York such as Covenant House. The Covenant House offers food, shelter, and care to the homeless, runaway and trafficked children. The privately funded company serves more than 31 cities in 6 countries including; Central America, U.S, and Canada. The company acts as a movement for human rights fighting for the rights of trafficked and homeless youth and has been doing this for over 40 years. Besides providing essential assistance, Covenant House also provides healthcare services, programs in skill training, drug abuse treatment, prevention programs, and mental health services, among others.

Jacob Gottlieb also works with Robin Hood Foundation and Math for America. MfA was founded by Jim Simons, an American billionaire provides graduates with skills in education science, math, and technology. The Robin Hood foundation donates cash to more than 200 organizations that are fighting against poverty by offering education, support services, and economic security.

 

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