In the city of Brooklyn in New York, Jacob Gottlieb was born, and he was a son of immigrants who had moved to the United States of America. Jacob’s father who is known as Max Gottlieb is an economic expert who teaches in the City University while his mother called Dr. Helena Gottlieb is a medical officer who specialized in the field of children treatment.
Jacob wanted to pursue medicine thus after completing his secondary education, he joined New York University and attained a doctor of medicine degree. Gottlieb also studied at Brown University which is situated in Providence, Rhode Island and was honored with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Economics. The reason that he decided to acquire skills from both fields is that he was inspired by the career of his parents and they blended perfectly making his dream become a reality. Jacob is currently a trade expert in Wall Street which consists of finance management and strategies to avoid emerging issues. Gottlieb is known for founding firms that have been successful in the marketing world. In 2005, Jacob founded and became the Chief Investment Officer of Visium Asset Management. Before that, he was among the members that founded the firm called Balyasny Asset Management. Jacob later became obsessed with the entrepreneurial world and decided to set aside his medical career.
During his youthful years, due to this passion in baseball, he hustled by selling baseball cards as he was a huge fan of the Yankees team. Jacob started to show his exceptional skills in entrepreneurship at a tender age. He later became a commercial hawker where he sold drinks to locals in his hometown. Jacob believes that the managerial and medical fields have similarities such as they are risk takers and brilliant in their work.
Gottlieb is among the sponsors who facilitate the running of the Covenant House Board. This organization assists homeless children when they provide them with the basic needs which include food, shelter, and education. The institution has been able to embark on a journey to eradicate suffering from children and provide them with love and care.