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  • How Nike’s CEO Shook Up The Shoe Industry

    And here,” says Parker, swinging around in his chair, “is Jimi Hendrix’s guitar.

    Upstart: Gamechangers

    “It still has moon-dust on it.”
    Mark Parker sounds like a happy kid as he points to an astronaut manual from the Apollo mission inside his glass-topped desk at Nike’s Beaverton, Oregon, headquarters. Over his shoulder, Keith Richards, at least the version of the Rolling Stones guitarist by German artist Sebastian Kr├╝ger, feigns a boozy disinterest. “And here,” says Parker, swinging around in his chair, “is Jimi Hendrix’s guitar.”

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