Jeffrey Sprecher

IntercontinentalExchange's JEFFREY SPRECHER talks to Roderick Bruce about the inspirations and motivations that have driven him to the top of the energy trading business

Jeffrey Sprecher, chairman and chief executive of the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) is well known for putting ICE in poll position in the race to take commodity exchange trading electronic. But few of his business rivals will know of his past as a racing driver.

"I've always been a race car fan," says Sprecher. "Mario Andretti [a multiple championship-winning driver] said: 'to be a really good race car driver you don't have to have a lot of skill, you just have to be really smart.' So, as a

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