When preparedness meets an opportunity, the result is success. This is what happened to Raj Fernando. When Raj Fernando was in college, he dreamt of becoming a successful business person and even volunteered for a position that would prepare him for a future career. That was a long time ago. Today, Raj is a much-respected entrepreneur in the US and is based Chicago Illinois. He owns a company called Scoutahead and is also the chief executive officer of the firm. He has head other ventures in the past like the chopper trading. A company that he sold to a Chicago-based firm called the DRW trading group. Raj Fernando went to school at Beloit College where he graduated with a degree in history and economics. Raj Fernando also went to school at the University College of London.
Before founding his own ventures, Raj had worked for various organizations such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as well as the Chicago Board of Trade. As the leader of Chopper Trading, his first venture, the company traded in several markets across the US. The most notable in this case were the ICAP-Broketek, the Cantor Fitzgerald and LSE, ICE and CME amongst others. Raj Fernando can be found on several social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Raj Fernando is also known for his generous giving and environmental protection. He has supported causes that support humanity such as the Clinton Foundation and wounded warriors. On issues regarding environmental protection, Raj Fernando sits on the board of directors of an organization called PAWS Chicago.
Raj Fernando has held previous positions in the past. Some have been successful while he has been forced to step down from others due to volatility in international markets. For instance, he currently sits on the board of directors of American Security projects. Raj Fernando is also a proud member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Raj also has a role to play in the Foreign policy leadership committee at an institution called Brookings Institution.