EDM Power Players 2014: Mark Gillespie & Dean Wilson, Co-Founders of Three Six Zero Group

Gillespie, 32, and Wilson, 44, represent the cream of the electronic crop. The products of diverse backgrounds that include artist management and festival talent booking, their Three Six Zero signed EDM superstar Calvin Harris early in his career, just before he released "I Created Disco" in 2007, which reached No. 19 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Albums chart. Three Six Zero has since taken Deadmau5, Nero and Sasha (of Sasha & Digweed fame) under its wing.

Thanks, in part, to a 2011 partnership with Jay Z's Roc Nation, the company swiftly has risen to top-tier power-broker status. With an upcoming HBO comedy set in the electronic music world, Higher, developed by Harris and Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, the company is expanding its media presence.

Number: Harris has 4.4 million Twitter followers.


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