Jacob Gottlieb revolutionizes the health care based hedge fund: Visium Asset Management.
Jacob Jay Gottlieb graduated with a Bachelor degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He received his CFA charter from the Association for Investment Management and Research in 2001. Dr. Gottlieb also attended New York Medical School in New York where he graduated with an MD. He graduated magna cum laude. Jacob then went ahead to do his medical internship at the St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City. Although he had pursued medicine as a career, he had an ongoing fascination with wall street. His intrigue with the stock market made him quit medicine and follow a path toward becoming a financial pundit.
Jacob Gottlieb founded Visium Asset Management, LLC in 2005.He is currently a managing partner at the firm. He also holds the position of the Chief Investment Officer. Before founding Visium Asset Management, Jacob was a founding member of Balyasny Asset Management, L.P. He also worked as an Investment Portfolio Management at a London based investment firm called Merlin Financial. He also worked partly as an analyst for Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC. Visium Asset Management currently manages over $3.5 billion in assets. The firm rose around Gottlieb’s advanced knowledge in the healthcare stocks. He gathered this expertise from years of experience in the financial sector and also from his time in the medical profession.
Jacob dreams of transforming Visium Asset Management into a versatile powerhouse to rival some of the most excellent hedge fund managers of all time. His initial years in the industry was aimed at laying the groundwork for his ambitious strategy. He believes in running a tight ship, and this includes maintaining high levels of quality and integrity in their services. Jacob has invested a significant amount of resources into recruiting talented investors to realize his dream. In 2009 he hired Jason Huemer, a veteran in the industry as the president of the firm.
Jacob Gottlieb is a charitable giver. He is involved in non-profit organizations such as Covenant House that supports homeless kids. He also is a donor of Robin Hood, a charity that aims at fighting poverty in New York City.