Professor of Finance, Maple Financial Group Chair in Derivatives and Risk Management, Academic Director, Rotman Financial Innovation Hub
John Hull is the Maple Financial Professor of Derivatives and Risk Management at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He is academic director of FinHub, and his research and teaching have been in the machine learning area in the last few years. The program has been inspired by his book - "Machine Learning in Business: An Introduction to the World of Data Science” (now in its 2nd edition). Apart from this he has written three other books: “Risk Management and Financial Institutions” (now in its 5th edition); "Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives" (now in its 11th edition); "Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets" (now in its 9th edition). The books have been translated into many languages and are widely used by practicing managers as well as in the classroom. He was in 2016 awarded the title of University Professor (an honor granted to only 2% of faculty at University of Toronto).
He has acted as consultant to many financial institutions throughout the world and has won many teaching awards, including University of Toronto's prestigious Northrop Frye award. Dr. Hull is co-director of Rotman’s Master of Finance and Master of Financial Risk Management programs.