The Career And Philanthropy Of Jake Gottlieb

Jacob Gottlieb grew up in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, a borough of New York City. He graduated from Flatbush High School and then attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. This is a private Ivy League school from which he earned an economics degree and was Magna Cum Laude. He then earned a medical degree from the New York University School Of Medicine and completed his internship there.
In 1998, Jacob Gottlieb started working at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC, as one of their buy-side researchers. This is an investment research and management firm. After two years he had garnered enough experience to be hired by Merlin Investments LLC as a project manager. After just one year Balyasny Asset Management saw his potential and hired him as a project manager. During the course of his four years with this investment firm he made partner.
Starting in 2005, Jacob Gottlieb was the chief investment officer at Visium Asset Management, LLC. This was a hedge fund sponsor that was owned by its management and employees. He had been one of the co-founders of this company. His experience as a trained doctor was invaluable to this company as they specialized at investing in healthcare industry companies. It was headquartered in New York City and eventually had satellite offices in London, UK, as well as in San Francisco, CA.
Jacob Gottlieb is a philanthropist who uses his business experience, leadership, investing savvy, and personal funds to support a broad array of charitable foundations. Among these is the Math For America organization. This organization, based in New York City, is focused on changing how mathematics and science are taught in the United States. They find the best teachers of these subjects and then include them in their professional community where they can work together and share best practices when it comes to teaching these subjects. As an accomplished scientist himself, Jacob Gottlieb is proud to advance their mission and ultimately improve the lives and educational experiences of students across the nation.

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