EDM Power Players 2014: Russell Faibisch & Adam Russakoff, Co-Founder/President/CEO; Executive Producer/Director of Business Affairs at Ultra Music Festival

Faibisch, 36, and Russakoff, 44, partners at UMF Worldwide, oversee Ultra's nine fests worldwide, including the landmark Miami event that launched in 1999 and played a vital role in EDM's globalization. From a tiny beach fest to a global megabrand, Ultra is a key destination for the stars and an essential launch pad for new DJs. There's no sign of slowing down, with two new fests in 2014 (Japan and South Africa) and a return to Miami despite bad publicity following a security incident.

Number: In 2013, Ultra festivals attracted 583,000 attendees worldwide.


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