Kevin Plank

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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Chairman and CEO, Under Armour

Born: August 13, 1972, Kensington, Maryland

Education: BA in business administration, University of Maryland, College Park

Early Marker: Profits from a college days' business selling roses to fellow students on Valentine's Day provided seed money for Under Armour, a pioneer in wicking undershirts for athletes.

Big Idea: Seeking to break the Nike-Adidas hegemony in sports apparel manufacturing

Wave of the Future: Fitness and well-being

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