50 Most Influential: No. 21 — Kevin Plank
Founder & CEO
Under ArmourCHANGE FROM 2013: +5
Stop thinking of Under Armour as the compression T-shirt company. Plank keeps saying his 18-year-old company hasn’t built its defining product yet. Plank has built a powerhouse sports apparel brand without a real footwear hit yet, nor much of an offshore presence. But it is on track for $3 billion in sales this year.
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