Title: Senior vice president of retail, Apple
Born: June 12, 1960, New Palestine, Indiana
Education: BA in merchandising and marketing, Ball State University
Early Marker: Hired by Donna Karan in 1989 to globally expand fashion house's brand through licensing and wholesaling.
Big Idea: Restoring fading retailer Burberry's cache by limiting licensing and cracking down on counterfeits of its trademark check while emphasizing world-class design for its lines.
Wave of the Future: Design-led retailing