Nikhil (Nik) Varaiya is Professor of Finance at SDSU. He has taught in the EMBA program since 1990, and is Chair of the EMBA Executive Committee. His additional teaching experience has included the Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University in Dallas and the School of Business Administration, University of Washington in Seattle. He has also taught extensively in executive programs of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University and SDSU. Dr. Varaiya has been the recipient of the Outstanding EMBA Faculty Award on numerous occasions.