Raj Fernando is the current CEO and Scouthead founder. Before founding the company, Fernando was the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Chopper Trading.While he was undertaking his college education, Raj Fernando started his career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as a volunteer he has worked his way in his professional trajectory into various positions in the Board of Trade in Chicago. In 2002, he founded Chopper Trading in Chicago. The company grew to cover more than 250 employees under his leadership. For the United States Trading Futures Fernando has contributed to supporting the business’s mission. The company is now more competitive, transparent, and financially sounds in the financial market.
In 2011, Fernando had an opportunity to lecture the panelist on disruption trading practices in the commission’s discussion. In 2014, he had another exclusive opportunity to address the shareholders and media international audience at the Leader Conference on Rosenblatt Global Exchange. In 2015, Raj Fernando sold Chopper Trading to DRW Company. This is a Chicago-based trading firm. In 2016, he launched Scouthead as an interesting startup to improve professional and corporate growth. The company also fosters productivity through advanced ad secure communication systems. He is the Chairman and CEO of Scouthead.
Raj Fernando is a great supporter of philanthropic activities in the United States and Chicago. He is a member of the board of trustees for Symphony Orchestra Chicago. He is also an executive council member of the Chicago-based PAWS. While he was still in Chopper Trading, he was a great supporter of the Clinton Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chicago Metropolitan, and Wounded Warriors.
Raj Fernando is a member of the executive board of directors for the Security Project of America. He is also a member of the Global Affairs Council for Chicago. He is one of the serving members of the Foreign Leadership Policy Committee at Brookings. In 2011, he was an appointee to the International Board of Advisers. However, he stepped down for excessive volatility in the trade markets. Fernando graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History and Economics from Beloit College. He also studied financial markets at the University College of London.
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