Jacob Gottlieb is the managing partner and chief investment officer of Visium Asset Management, an alternative investment advisor dedicated to generating high-quality, noncorrelated returns in a variety of market environments.
He founded Visium in November 2005 with his team of 20 investment professionals from Balyasny Asset Management. Before joining BAM in 2001, Gottlieb was a portfolio manager at Merlin and, previously, a buy-side analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein.
Gottlieb graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a BA in economics and earned an M.D. from New York University Medical School. He obtained his CFA charter from the Association for Investment Management and Research in 2001 and his PRM designation from the Professional Risk Managers' International Association in 2010.