From Medical to Economic, Jacob Gottlieb Has Got It

Dr. Jacob Gottlieb is an Association for Investment Management and Research award recipient. This award was received in 2001. In Providence, Rhode Island at Brown University, Jacob Gottlieb, earned his bachelor of arts in economics.


Dr. Gottlieb graduated magna cum laude when receiving his doctor of medicine (M.D.) degree at New York University medical school in New York city, New York. Even after completing an internal medicine internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital, located in New York city, New York, Dr. Gottlieb just could not deny his passion and allure with the stock market. Jacob quit and went on to live out his dream of being a financial pundit.


Dr. Gottlieb founded a company by the name of Visium Asset management where he would serve as managing partner and chief investment officer in 2005. Jacob Gottlieb’s parents immigrated to the United States in the 1960’s from Poland during a rough time Poland was having. John was born in Brooklyn, New York followed by the birth of younger brothers. Jacob Gottlieb’s mother was a pediatrician and his father a professor of economics at the City University in New York city, New York. It is easy to see where Jacob Gottlieb has fascination with both medicine and economics.


Jacob Gottlieb got his entrepreneurial spirit as a young child when he would sell drinks out on the golf course. Jacob would purchase drinks, load them onto a cart and pull them through the golf course. Jacob was gaining profit by being a young salesman to the golfers.


In order to contend with other the hedge fund industry managers who have been successful in the past, Gottlieb wants to transform his company Visium into a multi-product and multi-strategy force. Dr. Gottlieb is confident in the long term ability in his company due to the culture of the company. Gottlieb believes in doing things the right way and having integrity.


Jacob Gallieb is a supporter of several charities. One charity that Gottlieb is involved in is called Robin Hood. Robin Good is the most grand organization in the city of New York that fights poverty.

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