San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Blake Mycoskie is the Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, and the person behind the idea of One for One™, which has turned into a global movement. Since it began in 2006, TOMS has given more than 10 million pairs of new shoes to children in need, and has helped save and restore sight to more than 150,000 people in need around the world. Blake's first book, Start Something That Matters, which offers his own amazing story of inspiration and the power of incorporating giving into business, became a New York Times bestseller. Blake's unique and successful approach to business has awarded him with numerous accolades, including being named on Fortune Magazine's "40 Under 40" list in 2011.