Raj Fernando is an investor and entrepreneur based in the US. City of Chicago. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and History from Beloit College. For his MBA program, Raj Fernando attended the University College of London. Raj Fernando is well known for his contribution in the business arena. He is the former founder and Chief Executive Officer of Chopper Trading before he sold the firm. Currently, he is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of an internet startup known as the Scoutahead. Raj Fernando has worked in several organizations such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In the period of 1991-2001, he worked at the Chicago Board of Trading where he acquired a massive wealth of experience.
Raj Fernando can be found on several platforms such as Facebook, CrunchBase, LinkedIn and even Twitter. Raj Fernando is a supporter of the US Commodity Trading Futures Commission as he often advocates for an open and a transparent market. He managed the Chopper trading company for 13 years before it was acquired by the DRW Trading Group. In early 2016, he thought of a way that he could improve the corporate as well as professional growth and decided to come up with a company called Scoutahead. Not only is he active in business and investments, but he also pays keen interest in philanthropic causes around the Chicago area. For instance, he is a board member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Raj Fernando also sits on the board on a no-kill animal organization called PAWS Chicago. In the past, he has also been part of other causes that help change the society we live in such as the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chicago, as well as Clinton Foundation and even the Wounded Warriors Foundation.
Raj Fernando is like no other person when it comes to hiring staffs. He does not believe in having a program that initially employees a large number of trainees and only choosing the best amongst them. Instead, he prefers to use a lengthy and an involving process that will lead to the recruitment best employees for his firm. He was very successful when he was working with the chopper trading as it managed to trade with big names in the market such as ICE and LCE.
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