Jim Simons’ Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

James Harris Simons, or Jim Simons, is known as the “Quant King” and started one of the most successful quant fundsĀ in the world, after stints at the National Security Agency (NSA) and teaching positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard. In 1982, at the age of 44, Jim Simons founded Renaissance Technologies and was the chairman and CEO of the firm. In 2010, he retired from his role as chairman and CEO of the fund but remains as a nonexecutive chairman of Renaissance Technologies. (Investopedia)