In the 1960s The Gottlieb’s family moved from Poland to the united states in New York where Dr. Jacob Gottlieb was born along with his younger brothers. The father of Jacob was a professor with a Ph.D. in economics as his mother was a Pediatrician. Growing up in a family with parents who are well educated and exposed to education made him develop an interest both in their professions.
Jacob studied graduated in Brown University with a bachelor of Arts in Economics and also graduated in New York Medical School with a medical degree. After attaining his degrees, he got an internship at St. Vincent Medical center, but inside him, his heart yearned to explore on the stock market field which led him to quit his job in the medical center to become a financial pundit.
Jacob had always desired to join the stock market at a tender age. He once won a contest in school in which he needed predict the correct stocks and selected winning stocks which made his father become very pleased with his potential in the stock field and opened a stock investment account. Jacob then got skills of being an entrepreneur while he was in school when he made a beverage stand at the golf course.
Jacob always had a unique way of coming up with ideas, and since he had an eye to in the medical field too, he used his expertise in economics to merge his skills in the stock market with the medical world. He said that doctors too like businessmen also need to come up with brilliant planning skills and find solutions to problems. Jacob believed that both in the stock and medicine world risks had to be taken and analyzed well enough. Jacob has been able to get an award in 2001, as a financial analyst from the Association for Investment Management and Research. Jacob has ever worked as a managing partner and Chief Investment officer at Visium Asset Management. He also was an investment portfolio manager at Merlin Financial in London before working at Balyasny Asset Management. He had also involved himself as a buy-side analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein.
Jacob has also participated in several charity events like Robin Hood investment in New York City which is an organization that tries fight the poverty among people. It provides 200 of the best nonprofits with commercial real estate and management support in which 100% of the donation it gets goes directly to its community partners.