Raj Fernando is the current CEO at Scoutahead. Before he joined the current company, he was the founder and CEO at chopper trading. The current company is located in Chicago Illinois. The exemplary leader in the world of business has been working towards the goal of excellence in service delivery since he was a college student.
The very first work experience Raj got was when he was volunteering at the Chicago Mercantile exchange. He managed to work his way up to some top positions there before moving on to the Chicago board of trade. He worked in these positions for a decade. In 2002, he decided to establish Chopper Trading. It was under his regime that the company expanded to a capacity of accommodating 250 employees. He traded on various platforms including the CME, EUREX, CME and Nasdaq. In 2010, he was part of the panel that was speaking about disruptive trading practices at the CFTC.
His career also involves giving investment advice and delivering talk shows to different audiences from the world over. For example, he spoke to shareholders and other business leaders at the 2013 annual Rosenblatt Global Exchange Leader Conference. In 2015, he decided to sell off his company, chopper trading. It was assimilated by DRW trading group, which is also a trading firm in the state of Chicago.
In 2016, the investor has decided to get into the world of ICT. He has set up Scoutahead, a company whose aim is to improve the professional and corporate growth and productivity of companies through the introduction of secure and reliable systems in communication. He is the chairman and the CEO at the company. Fernando was educated at the University College London. Before that, he also attended the Beloit College and attained a degree in economics and history.
When it comes to personal life and efforts at philanthropy, Fernando is also very active. For instance, he is a contributor to the Clinton Foundation that has an outreach around the world. He has also supported the big brother big sisters of metropolitan Chicago. He is a trailblazer in the world of business and investing.