Special Advisor Raul Fernandez is Vice Chairman and Owner of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, a private partnership which owns the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, the AFL’s Washington Valor and Baltimore Brigade, and owns and operates the Verizon Center in Washington, DC.
Fernandez was the chairman of ObjectVideo, until the company was acquired by Alarm.com, and former chairman & CEO of Dimension Data. Prior to that, he was the founder & CEO of Proxicom, which he grew the company to over 2,000 consultants and $200 million in revenue before taking it public in 1999. He later sold the company to Dimension Data in a deal worth nearly $450 million. He sits on the boards of Kate Spade & Company, AtSite Inc., and Perfect Sense, and also serves as a special advisor to General Atlantic Partners. Mr. Fernandez, a native Washingtonian, is an active philanthropist in DC regional non-profits, focusing his energy primarily on educational reform.