Jim Simons Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Jim Simons (James Harris Simons)

Last Updated: 19 Apr, 2024 | Views: 397

Age: 86

Profession: Scientist

Other Profession(s): Philanthropist, Mathematician

Famous For: Founder of the quantitative trading firm Monemetrics

Higher Education: Graduated

Jim Simons Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
25 Apr, 1938 (86 Years 27 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Jim Simons Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Jim Simons is an American mathematician, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He is the founder of Renaissance Technologies. Renaissance Technologies is one of the world's most successful quantitative hedge funds. Along with his hard work, he also received numerous recognition, including Forbes named him one of the world's wealthiest people. Simons is also a prominent philanthropist.

Jim Simons Education:
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics: Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
MS: University of California, Berkeley 
Ph.D. in Mathematics: University of California, Berkeley

Jim Simons Career:
1974: Along with Arthur D. Singer, Simons developed a groundbreaking mathematical theory known as the Chern-Simons theory, which had a significant impact on theoretical physics and mathematics.
1978: Simons left academia and founded the quantitative trading firm Monemetrics. Quantitative trading was one of the first hedge funds to utilize mathematical models and algorithms for trading.
1982: Monemetrics was renamed Renaissance Technologies, and Simons became the company's chairman and lead researcher.
1988: Renaissance Technologies launched its flagship hedge fund, the Medallion Fund, which implemented complex quantitative strategies based on mathematical models and algorithms.
1993: The Medallion Fund achieved exceptional returns, consistently outperforming other hedge funds and earning Simons and his team significant profits.
2017: Simons retired from Renaissance Technologies and stepped down as chairman of the company. However, he retained an advisory role and remained a significant investor in the firm.

Jim Simons Awards:
1976: Oswald Veblen Prize
2018: An honorary doctorate from Trinity College Dublin 

Jim Simons Unknown facts:
Jim Simons was a mathematics professor at Stony Brook University before he began his career in finance.
Simons is known for his groundbreaking work in geometry and topology, including the Chern-Simons theory.

Jim Simons Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 78 kg
In Pounds 171 Ibs

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Jim Simons Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Matthew Simons

Mother's Name
Marcia Simons

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