If you are into the world of business and investment, then Jacob Gottlieb must be a familiar name to you. He is a firm, committed and persistent businessman who has made it in both the medical field and in the business world as well.
Jacob Gottlieb was born and brought up in Brooklyn city in New York alongside his younger brothers. In 1960 during the turbulent, Jacob Gottlieb’s father and mother left Poland and immigrated to the United States.
Max Gottlieb Ph.D., Jacob Gottlieb’s father is a doctorate degree holder and works as a professor of economics at the CUNY (City University) which is situated in New York City. On the other hand, Jacob Gottlieb’s mom Dr. Helena Gottlieb is a highly esteemed pediatrician. This explains Jacob Gottlieb’s fascination in both the medicine and economics field.
Dr. Jacob Gottlieb is a holder of M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) degree from New York University Medical School located in New York City. After his graduation, he joined St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York where he completed his internal medicine internship.
However, he was more into the world of business than medicine. He started trading baseball cards as he was an avid baseball fan. He worked very hard in trading baseball cards and collecting many full teams. When Jacob Gottlieb was in the 7th grade, he was tasked with picking stocks. He, however, won this unusual contest which impressed his father very much and immediately made arrangements for Jacob to have his personal investment trading account.
His ongoing interest in the stock market is what inspired him to relinquish the medical field. He decided to pursue his goal of becoming a financial analyst. Jacob Gottlieb joined Visium Asset Management, LLC which he had founded in 2005 and served as a Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner. Before the establishment of
Visium Asset Management, LLC, he was a founding member of BAM (Balyasny Asset Management, L.P.). Before joining BAM, Dr. Jacob worked with Merlin Financial in London as an investment portfolio manager.
Jacob Gottlieb also gives back to the society by supporting Robin Hood. Robin Hood is the largest poverty-fighting union in New York. Robin Hood Organization creates programs that produce meaningful results for the needy in the society.