President of J.Crew, Jenna Lyons. Being essential from the day she started and all the way up to being offered the position of president.  Great ideas, great creativity, knows how to get the best from a team.

Notice I’ve not said she’s off to do her own startup or design house. That would be pointless.

To read the full story you’re best off heading to Fast Company.

(Apols to Fast Company for comping the photo….)