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No. 100: David Israelite | Power 100

David Israelite, President/CEO, National Music Publishers’ Association

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DAVID ISRAELITE, 47

President/CEO, National Music Publishers’ Association
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Arguably the industry's most powerful lobbyist, Israelite brought together indie publishers and Apple so the latter could launch its new ­subscription ­service. Similarly, he helped ­performance rights ­organizations and publishers to sign direct licensing deals with Pandora.

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