Steve Ells

Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Founder and co-CEO, Chipotle Mexican Grill

Born: September 12, 1965, Indianapolis

Education: BA, art history, University of Colorado at Boulder; Culinary Institute of America

Early Marker: Spent two years as sous chef at San Francisco's legendary Stars restaurant.

Big Idea: Expanding chain of fast-food restaurants promoting sustainable agriculture.

Wave of the Future: Sustainable economy

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