Otto Yung

Otto Yung

Assistant Professor, Teaching (Accounting/Finance) Management
Office Location:
KN 254
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga , ON
L5L 1C6

Otto Yung has 25 years of experience working in a range of sectors including financial services, higher education, telecommunications, hydro-utility, manufacturing and municipal services. He has led multi-million dollar programs and initiatives in: corporate finance, operations, risk management, capital planning, mergers and acquisitions, and enterprise application software.

Several highlights in Otto's career include working for a startup company funded by venture capital. The company (i.e. Multi-channel Communications) was ranked #1 by PROFIT magazine on the "Hot 50" list. Prior to this, Otto conducted due diligence activities on various companies including BRAK Systems (i.e. a company that was founded by current Shark Tank and ex-Dragon's Den cast member - Robert Herjavec).

Otto worked on the blueprint design of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services leading up to the formal announcement by the Federal Minister of Finance. This initiative was coordinated through the Toronto Financial Services Alliance which is a public-private partnership among the three levels of government, financial services sector, academia and professional associations.

Otto is a CFA Charterholder, an Accountant (CPA, CMA) and a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.). He has served on the CFA Society Toronto's Awards, University Relations and Membership Committees. He has judged and graded competitions held by the Chartered Professional Accountants (Canada), CFA Institute and CFA Society Toronto. Otto has completed a Canadian Board Diversity Council Governance Education Program and has also served as a Local Chapter Treasurer for the Professional Engineers of Ontario.


MBA, Smith School of Business, Queen's University
MFin, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
BCom, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
BASc (Electrical Engineering), University of Waterloo