The CIO of Visium Asset Management, Jacob Gottlieb has been making an impact on the business world for quite some time. A graduate of New York University Medical School where he graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree, Gottlieb has led Visium to tremendous success. He spent years practicing medicine at at St. Vincent’s Hospital before moving on to other business ventures.
Jacob Gottlieb is a native of Brooklyn, New York. He comes from a family of successful people. His father Max Gottlieb, is a professor of economics at the City University in New York. His mother is also in the medical industry, working as a pediatrician. His parents successful careers certainly had a major impact on his choice for an occupation.
Gottlieb has an impressive resume that makes him worthy of his current title. Before working with Visium, Gottlieb was a member of the team that established the Balyasny Asset Management, L.P. Before being a founder of Balyasny he worked as a portfolio manager at Merlin Financial in England. He even has experience as an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC. Gottlieb has excelled in many positions and has proven he is more than qualified to work as the Chief Investment Officer at Visium.
Throughout his career Gottlieb has shown a passion for giving back and helping the community. One of his passions is his group Math For America. Math for America is an organization committed to teachers. They have established fellowships for teachers that are great at teaching math and science. Their mission is simple. They want an America that values, trusts and respects its mathematics and science teachers. Gottlieb has been active in the Math of America foundation for quite some time.