Vickie Nauman specializes in the intersection between technology and music, focused on licensing and music data/rights, product/device integration, and international strategic development. She founded the boutique consulting and advisory firm CrossBorderWorks and is busy with an ambitious portfolio of forward-thinking companies in tech, consumer electronics, finance and music. Nauman is an AR/VR enthusiast and is leading all music licensing for Beat Saber VR game, now wholly owned by Oculus. A digital music pioneer, Nauman worked on licensing and product for one of the first legal digital services MusicNet (RealNetworks JV), led strategic partnerships for connected device company Sonos, started and ran the US business for global music platform 7digital, and did digital music business in Europe and China as a consultant. She built one of the first DMCA-compliant services at taste-making Seattle station KEXP and has an MBA through the London School of Economics, NYU-Stern, and HEC-Paris, in the executive program TRIUM. She is an advisor to UCLA’s Music Innovation Program and SXSW as well as a collection of early stage companies in music/tech. Client base listed on LinkedIn.