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CNBC PRO Talks

Pro Talks: Billionaire Wall Street pioneer Peterffy

Thomas Peterffy, who made his fortune as a pioneer in electronic and online stock trading, joined CNBC Pro for an exclusive interview about his career and winning business strategies.

The billionaire founder of Interactive Brokers Group, an online brokerage powerhouse used by sophisticated investors, spoke at length about how he got into finance after immigrating to the U.S. as a 21-year old Hungarian engineer.

During his conversation with CNBC's Mike Santoli, Peterffy discussed the beginning of electronic trading and how he developed his vision to create a centralized place where trades could be both monitored and executed.

Peterffy also talked about emerging trends in technology, hedge funds and more in this in-depth discussion.