One of the legendary names in the world of trading is James Harris Simons. But in narrow circles he is more known as Jim Simons. This man has several higher formations. He holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Technology at the University of Technology and a Ph.D. from the University of California. At that time he was only twenty-three years old.
After graduating with his second degree, he worked for some time as a mathematics teacher at Harvard University. His career developed rapidly, and from a teacher he turns into the dean of the Department of Mathematics of the State University of New York. But, unfortunately, the rectors of universities, investing interested him more pedagogy. This became his launching pad as a businessman.
Famous billionaire James Harris Simons
Now James Simons is a billionaire and ranks 57th in the list of the richest people in the world according to Forbes magazine. After one interview, the whole world learned about what an outstanding mathematician and popular academic he is. At the same time, James Simons is also recognized as one of the most famous philanthropists among people working in the Forex market. Some magazines call him one of the smartest billionaires in the United States of America.
He invested all his savings and cash bonuses in his own company: Renaissance Technologies Corporation. The company is headquartered in the heart of New York City. And the main focus of the company's work is investing in the financial sector and real estate.
Renaissance Technologies Corporation was rapidly gaining popularity. Its net profit for 2006 was more than $1.7 billion.
Simons has made several discoveries, many of which are widely used today. He drew some formulas together with famous scientists. And one of the formulas was recognized as a great achievement in geometry and was named after him. It helps to solve tasks in mathematics and theoretical physics until now.
The Nick Simons Institute, a charity, was recently founded.
James Simons is different from most billionaires. All the money he has earned is invested in science and does everything necessary for its maximum development.
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