Andrew Weeraratne is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years experience in the world of accounting, finance and Investments.
In the 1980s he
own Certified Public Accounting firm in Washington, D.C. where he
specialized in foreign investments to the USA and computerization of businesses.
CPA practice in later 1980s and since then has been engaged in various entrepreneurial activities.
He also has worked as the interim Chief Financial Officer for various private and public companies.
Here is a brief description of his
From 1999 to 2000, Andrew worked as the CFO for J2 Communication that held the "National Lampoon" franchise.
Famous Hollywood movies such as "Animal House" and a series of "Vacation" movies were made using the brand name "National Lampoon.
To highlight the importance of Brand Name, most these movies grossed worldwide sales exceeding 100 million dollars elevating the unknown actors in those movies to become movie-stars to launch their multimillion dollar careers with New York based "Saturday Night Live" Television comedy series (one of the highest grossing classic TV series in the USA).
Andrew joined the company during the height of the Dot Com bubble and along with the Chief Executive Officer of the company pioneered in creating "National Lampoon.com.
It was an innovative strategic move, timely made to take the share price of the holding company to over 800% in a matter of 6 months since Andrew joined the company.
In 2004 he joined the United States' Department of State in diplomatic capacity and served in Iraq as a financial consultant.
worked on setting up an Accounting Association in Iraq and helped the Iraqi Stock Exchange in setting up procedures and installing computerized software amidst daily bombing and danger.
This position took him all over Middle East where he
met with managers of various investment funds in the Middle East to attract capital to Iraq.
From December 2007 to May 2008, Andrew worked as the Interim Chief Financial Officer for China Direct Inc., a 200 million-dollar US public company that was investing in various private Chinese companies and was dominating the magnesium market.
The China Direct stock price went over 100% during that period.
also had a consulting division through which they helped 8 Chinese companies go public in the US stock market generating the company over 25 million dollars in about 3 years.
had been actively investing and trading (by hedging positions) in the financial markets for over 10 years and in the process have innovated a few software that could help investors pick the right investments and minimize short term losses to preserve limited capital that may erode due to temporary swings in the financial markets.
wrote and published a book entitled "Uncommon Commonsense Steps to Super Wealth-Your (Hero's) Journey" where he
has illustrated how in the last few decades a few people began with very little have rose to be the richest people on earth.
has narrowed down such strategies to be super wealthy only to 4 ways.