Successful people can be seen from an early age from their passions and their will to succeed. This was what happened to Raj Fernando. His career did not just develop overnight, but he prepared since he was a young man. Currently, Raj Fernando is the chief executive officer as well as the founder of Scoutahead. This is not the first venture he has established in his life, previously, he had founded the Chopper Trading where he was also the chief executive officer. Raj Fernando possesses strong leadership skills. While he was working with chopper trading, it was very successful as the company was able to trade on various platforms such as LSE, Cantor Fitzgerald-espeed as well as well as ICAP-Brotketek and NASDAQ.
One venture that shaped his career was when he was working with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He achieved this feat as a volunteer and while still in school. He worked here for a while and held various positions. Before he founded chopper trading, Raj Fernando worked at the Chicago Board of Trade for ten years from 1991 to 2001. He is also known for the role he plays in supporting the U.S. Commodity Trading Future Commission. He subscribes to the union school of thought of establishing an open as well as a transparent and competitive market that is also financially sound. Raj Fernando was approached by DRW trading group which made him an offer that made him part of chopper trading in the year 2015. DRW Trading group also operates in Chicago just like Raj Fernando.
Raj Fernando attended Beloit College for his undergraduate degree where he graduated with a degree in history and economics. Later on, he also attended the University College of London. Not only is Raj Fernando a business person, but he also well known for his philanthropic activities. He gives generously to the community around him. For instance, his kind heart can be demonstrated by the role he plays in the Chicago Orchestra and also his role in PAWS Chicago. Other than being a member of the board of his companies, Raj Fernando has been part of other ventures such as the American Security Project. He established the Scoutahead in the year 2016.