Full Name: Tinker Hatfield
From: Hillsboro, Oregon
Now: Vice President of Innovation at Nike Inc.
Principles: If you're doing it right, people will either love it or hate it. There is no gray.
A Word: "As I often say, when you sit down to design something- can be anything. It can be car or a toaster, a house, a tall building, or a shoe. What you draw or what you design is really a culmination of everything you've seen and done in your life previous to that point."
He Caught our Attention With: Our first look at an airbag in the Nike Air Max 1.
We Knew When: We came to understand the Air Jordan XIII