Jacob Gottlieb is an accomplished medical doctor, philanthropist, and investor that is the founder and managing partner of Visium Asset Management LLC. It took many years before Jacob was able to start off his own successful company and he has a history of work beneath him that build his experience and money in order to become the investor he dreamed of when he was a teenager. Jacob first entered the field of medicine after studying at the Universty School of Medicine in New York and earning his medical degree, but he soon found out that this wasn’t the best fit for him.
He ended up going back to school to earn a degree in economics from Brown University and started working at notable investments companies to start out his business career. As a wall street stockbroker, Jacob found his calling, and he has done tremendously successful over the years. When asked what his thoughts are on the medical field versus the investing industry, given that he switched, he said they are similar since both require a certain degree of risk. Both doctors and investors find themselves in positions where they need to take a risk in order to create a good outcome.
Jacob has been able to great things with the success he has gained over the years, including a great deal of philanthropy work. He has donated to many charities over the years and personally contributed to their overall success in helping better the global communities. Jacob is a big support of Math for America, which aims to help build strategies for teachers to engage their students and improve education around the country. There are far too many classrooms out there that are not as effective as they could be. Jacob Gottlieb believes a strong education is important and creates the foundation every student needs to be successful.