No. 68: Michael O'Neill, Elizabeth Matthews, Michael Huppe & John Josephson | Power 100

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MICHAEL O'NEILL, 55

President/CEO, BMI

 

ELIZABETH MATTHEWS, 48

CEO, ASCAP

 

MICHAEL HUPPE, 48

President/CEO, SoundExchange

 

JOHN JOSEPHSON, 55

Chairman/CEO, SESAC

Last Year's Rank: 76

With more than $3 billion combined in collections paid to songwriters and artists, these performance-organization leaders spent 2016 fighting for higher rates in the digital world: ASCAP and BMI battled the U.S. Department of Justice over the consent decree's interpretation while Huppe led SoundExchange to push for higher royalties from master recordings.

2017 Power 100