David Harper

David Harper

Founder & CEO of Bionic Turtle

Bionic Turtle

David Harper, CFA, FRM is the founder of Bionic Turtle, LLC which is the leading exam prep provider for the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) exam.


  • Quantitative methods
  • Finance & Risk
  • Data science
  • Teaching & Learning methods


  • 40+ data science courses/certifications, 2014-

    datacamp, coursera, etc

  • Financial Risk Manager (FRM), 2004

    Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), ID 40933

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), 2003

    CFA Institute, Charter 65864

  • BA in Economics, 1989

    University of California (UC), Berkeley