I.N. Rendall Harper
I.N. Rendall Harper is an instructor in the Steppingstones Program at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), where he teaches 4th through 6th grade students how to trade stocks and options online. Prior to this position, Mr. Harper founded American Micrographics Company, Inc. (AMC), a technology company with the objective of providing technology for the efficient storage and quick retrieval of business records, in 1977.
With a Bachelors of Arts degree in psychology from Duquesne University, Mr. Harper previously worked as a sales consultant at IBM Data Processing Division, where he worked on the team that sold the first time-sharing computer to CMU and UPMC. In addition, he was director of Shared Computer Service at Shared Medical Systems and was chairman of the Sport and Exhibition Authority during the period of construction of PNC Park, Heinz Field, and the new David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
Mr. Harper has been a member of several boards of directors, including the Federal Reserve Bank, Pittsburgh from 1988 – 1989 and the 4th Federal Reserve Banks, Cleveland, from 1990-1996. Currently, Mr. Harper sits on the board of directors for the Art Institute of Atlanta and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, in addition to the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC CancerCenter Council.