Raj Fernando is a businessman. He is the founder and CEO of a company known as Scoutahead. He is also the founder and president of Chopper Trading, a very traditional institution in the US. Under his leadership, Chopper Trading and Scoutahead have been very successful earning him a lot of revenue.
Raj Fernando started working in his career when he was still very young and in college. He began by working as one of the volunteers in Chicago Mercantile Exchange while studying to get his first degree. After completing his college education, Fernando worked in several positions in different companies. He managed to hold some important posts at an institution known as the Chicago Board of Trade.
After working for over ten years, Raj Fernando decided to start his company, Chopper Trading. He used the experience he acquired over the years to grow the business. In a short duration, Chopper Trading developed to offer employment to more than two hundred people. The institution was able to trade in places such as the CME, ICE, Nasdaq, Eurex, LSE, and ICAP Broketek.
The successful businessman is believed to have played a significant role in the US commodity trading futures commission, popularly known as CFTC. He helped the organization by supporting it in its mission to have an open, competitive, transparent and a very financially sound market. Several years ago, he was given an opportunity to speak as one of the featured panelists at the Commission’s discussions concerning the disruptive trading practices.
In the year 2013, Raj Fernando was offered an opportunity to speak to the international community during a shareholders and media conference, known as the Rosenblatt Global Exchange Leader Conference. The international conference takes place once a year, and it acts an industry platform.
Last year, Raj Fernando decided to sell the Chopper Trading to a popular institution known as DRW Trading Group. The company specializes in trading too, and it is headquartered in Chicago. This year, he was able to launch an internet startup called Scoutahead.
Scoutahead is still new in the market, and it was developed to improve professional and corporate productivity by offering advanced and more secure communication platforms. At the moment, Raj Fernando works as the CEO and chairman of the startup.
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