Ryan Willms, 28, CEO, PRA Inventory Media Ltd.

Ryan Willms. Top 30 Under 30

The Victoria native is the creator and editor of what’s known to fans as the menswear bible: the bi-annual, glossy Inventory magazine that curates high-end, understated looks for the GQ crowd. The weighty magazines (usually 200-plus pages an issue) are sold at around 300 high-end retailers, bookstores and specialty stores.

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Sophia Amoruso, 29, Founder, Nasty Gal

Top 30 Under 30. Sophia Amoruso

Nasty Gal, which started out auctioning vintage items on eBay, now sells unselfconsciously sexy clothing to 18 to 24-year-old women and reportedly racked up sales of over $100 million last year (the number has been widely reported, but Amoruso would not confirm it).