Profile: CME Group's Mike Prokop

With the use of some helpful props, CME Group’s Mike Prokop talks Pauline McCallion through a career spanning more than a quarter of a century in the world of energy trading

Mike Prokop - CME Group

A visit to Mike Prokop's office at CME Group's Houston location is like a trip down memory lane for the energy markets, featuring paraphernalia from a 26-year career that also includes stints serving on Commodity Futures Trading Commission committees and other key industry bodies such as the Committee of Chief Risk Officers. On his desk, he keeps a glass obelisk that was given to him by Conoco (now ConocoPhillips) to mark its first ever crude oil options trade on December 22, 1986, which was

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