Gautam Kaul is Professor of Finance & Fred M. Taylor Professor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business (RSB), University of Michigan. Gautam has published widely in top finance journals and was awarded the Senior Faculty Research Award in 2003 for sustained, exceptional, and continuing contributions to scholarly research in the field of business, and noteworthy contributions to building and maintaining a strong research environment at RSB. Gautam has similarly taught a wide array of courses ranging from Corporate Finance, Investment and Financial Institutions, to advanced courses like Finance and the Sustainable Enterprise. Gautam has won several teaching awards, including MBA Teaching Excellence Award in 1996, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2013. Gautam was awarded the 2009 Victor L. Bernard Leadership in Teaching Award by the RSB faculty.