Cliff Leventhal WG'56

Leadership Spotlight: Cliff Leventhall, WG’56

Upon graduating Penn and Wharton in 1956, Cliff pioneered the development of computers with UNIVAC, PHILCO-FORD and RCA . During the 1950s and 60s, the major companies were shaping all their computer-based systems. He then became Marketing Manager for ITT and MTIl before forming his own computer company, Target Computers, in 1989, which became the largest independent supplier of personal computers on Long Island.

In 2000, Cliff retired and moved to San Francisco, where he has been devoted to Penn and Wharton activities and became a founding member of the Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society and its Leadership Committee.