Michael Rapino

CEO, Live Nation Entertainment

People talk about Big Data. He makes it pay off: With concert attendance up 27% to 55 million, Live Nation Entertainment's stock price more than doubled, adding $2 billion to its market cap


"We had an epic, record year for ticket sales, and that in itself is the big overall takeaway picture of 2013," Live Nation Entertainment CEO Michael Rapino says. "Every country, every genre of music, every size of venue had strong year-over-year growth, which testifies to consumer demand and the supply of great artists."

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