Mr. Raj Fernando is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Workstorm. He was the Founder and served as the Chief Executive Officer at Chopper Trading. Previously, he served as a Bond Trader at Rosenthal Collins Group. An expert in financial technology and security, Fernando has worked with many government agencies on cyber and market issues and has served on the boards of the American Security Project, Foreign Policy Leadership Committee at the Brookings Institution and Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Prior to Workstorm, Fernando served as the founder and CEO of Chopper Trading, a technology-based trading firm headquartered in Chicago and one of the largest participants in the capital markets. Fernando founded Chopper Trading in 2002 and grew the company to 250 employees worldwide. As CEO, Fernando designed and implemented highly sophisticated risk management, communications, trading, monitoring and source code security systems. Fernando sold Chopper Trading to industry leader DRW in 2015. Fernando holds bachelor's degrees in economics and history from Beloit College and studied at University College London.