Philip Maymin

Philip Maymin

Assistant Professor – NYU-Polytechnic Institute

Philip Maymin, Assistant Professor, NYU-Polytechnic Institute; founding managing editor of Algorithmic Finance

Dr. Philip Z. Maymin is Assistant Professor of Finance and Risk Engineering at NYU-Polytechnic Institute. He is also the founding managing editor of Algorithmic Finance.

He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Chicago, a Master’s in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University, and a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Harvard University. He also holds a J.D. and is an attorney-at-law admitted to practice in California.

He has been a hedge fund portfolio manager, a policy scholar for a free market think tank, a Justice of the Peace, a Congressional candidate, an award-winning journalist, and a sportseditor for

He is the author of five books: three collections of columns, one collection of basketball articles, and the textbook Financial Hacking published by World Scientific.