More than a year ago, Live Nation Entertainment finalized a deal to buy a piece of Insomniac Events, the premier EDM festival brand that CEO Rotella, 39, a visionary in the electronic sector, built during the last 20 years. The deal was valued by some to be as high as $80 million for about a 50 percent stake, though most observers peg the value at about $50 million. "His passion for fans and music drives Insomniac to innovate and deliver the most immersive music experiences in the world," says Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino.

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