Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer
Visium Asset Management
Jacob founded Visium in 2005, leading a team of 20 investment professionals he assembled over the previous four years at Balyasny Asset Management ("BAM"). Before joining BAM in 2001, Jacob was a Portfolio Manager at Merlin. Prior to that, he was a buy-side analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein. Jacob graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a BA in Economics and earned an MD from New York University Medical School. He obtained his CFA charter from AIMR in 2001, and his PRM designation from the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association in 2010.
Profile as of 5/2/2012