Michael Simon is no stranger to the joys and rigors of regular travel. As president/CEO of the Harry Fox Agency -- one of the music industry's leading providers of rights management, licensing and royalty services since its founding in 1927 -- he's often running out of the company's offices in New York to catch a last-minute, transcontinental flight. He frequently travels to the Twin Cities, and with good reason: He grew up in St. Paul, and makes a point of keeping in tune with the area's ever-evolving music scene.

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