Who: Michael Eskew, chairman and chief executive officer of United Parcel Service.
Education: Earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and completed an advanced management program at Wharton School of Business.
What you may not know: If Eskew hadn't signed on as an industrial engineer at UPS in 1972, he would have pursued architecture.
Personal: Eskew lives in Atlanta with his wife. They have four children.