31. Thomas Peterffy

Forbes - - PROMOTION — DAN FRANCIS -

A pen­ni­less de­scen­dant of Hun­gar­ian aris­to­crats, Peterffy ar­rived in Amer­ica in 1965 at age 21. The dig­i­tal trad­ing pi­o­neer founded In­ter­ac­tive Bro­kers, which mar­kets its spe­cial­ized trad­ing plat­form to so­phis­ti­cated in­vestors, in 1993. In March, he an­nounced part of his mar­ket­mak­ing operations would phase out, as it has been los­ing ground to more nim­ble com­pe­ti­tion.

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