Title: Founder and chief shoe giver, Toms Shoes
Born: August 26, 1976, Arlington, Texas
Education: Southern Methodist University (dropped out)
Early Marker: EZ Laundry, serving university students; sold to his partner in 1999.
Big Idea: Pioneer of one-to-one model of social entrepreneurship, donating one pair of shoes or glasses to a person in need for every one pair sold commercially.
Wave of the Future: Social entrepreneurship