Vickie Nauman has deep experience in the intersection of music and technology, focusing her business on rights and licensing, products and experiences, and strategic business development. She founded the boutique consulting and advisory firm CrossBorderWorks and has a portfolio of forward-thinking companies from large enterprise to early stage startups. Nauman’s work spans music legislation, thought leadership, the entire stack of music technology, product management, music finance, partnerships, and being a subject matter expert, giving her a unique perspective on the ever-changing global landscape.
A digital music pioneer, Naumanworked on licensing and product for one of the first legal digital services MusicNet (RealNetworks JV) in 2001, led strategic partnerships for connected device manufacturer Sonos (leading wireless music system), started and ran the US business for global music platform 7digital, and did digital business in Europe and China as a consultant. In addition, she built one of the first DMCA-compliant services at taste-making station KEXP in Seattle. Prior to 2001, she ran marketing programs and produced live broadcasts in traditional radio in the NPR network and started out at Procter & Gamble.
Nauman has a broad network and experience in Europe, China, and US, and earned a 2006 MBA through the London School of Economics, NYU-Stern, and HEC-Paris, in the executive program TRIUM. Her community work includes serving onUCLA's Music Innovation Program Advisory Board, and acting as advisor to SXSW Music Panels. Current client list is available on http://www.linkedin.com/in/