NAME JOSIE NATORI
CURRENT JOB CEO, NATORI
FIRST JOB INVESTMENT BANKER
INSIDE TRACK A FRIEND SENT HER BLOUSES TO SELL, AND NATORI TURNED THEM INTO NIGHTGOWNS
CLAIM TO FAME AN ACCOMPLISHED PIANIST, NATORI ONCE RENTED CARNEGIE HALL TO PERFORM A CONCERT
Josie Natori didn't set out to revolutionize the lingerie industry. She might easily have ended up with another business: McDonald's franchises ("They wouldn't let me open in Manhattan," Natori recalls) or antique furniture reproduction ("The chairs weighed more than I did") or even a car wash ("We would park and count the cars that went into them"). In...