Founder and CEO, CrossBorderWorks
Vickie Nauman specializes in the intersection between technology and music, focused on music licensing, products, relationships and rights; helping grow companies from point A to point B; and global strategic development. She is Founder and CEO of the boutique consulting and advisory firm CrossBorderWorks and has an ambitious portfolio of forward-thinking companies in gaming, tech, consumer electronics, finance and music since 2014. A digital music pioneer and web3 enthusiast, 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 some of the world’s most innovative companies, including those in gaming, M&A, platforms, apps, rights-related, strategic growth, and early-stage startups in music/tech. Client base includes Beat Saber/Oculus, Ubisoft, SoundExchange, Downtown Holdings, Spotify, Warner Music Group, and more listed on LinkedIn.
Content Curation and Filtration: Signal vs. Noise
October 12, 2022 at 5:00:00 PM
Over 60,000 new tracks are being released each and every day. With so much content available, it can be easy to get lost in the woods. Where are we supposed to begin when trying to find music that suits our wants and needs? Further yet, how are we supposed to filter through the millions upon millions of songs that are out there? Is it possible to make sure what's being played in school, in the gym, in stores, or in the car is appropriate while still being engaging?
LyricFind is the world leader in lyric licensing and data services. With over 16 years in business, LyricFind is trusted by the top companies in the industry like Amazon, Google, YouTube, Deezer, Xperi and Pandora. LyricFind provides its partners with an extensive catalog of accurate and fully legal lyrics, licensed from all major publishers, as well as 10,000 other publishers and performing rights organizations around the world.
LyricFind’s in-house premium reporting infrastructure properly tracks and pays royalties to songwriters and rights holders on a song-by-song and territory-by-territory basis. Lyricfind has also created Lyric IQ which is a unique data set that uses a mix of AI and manual analysis to provide a deeper understanding of music through lyrics. Recently, LyricFind launched Lyric Videos, a platform that generates lyric videos in just seconds.
Music & Gaming: Opportunities and New Developments
October 12, 2022 at 2:00:00 PM
This panel will discuss the current state of the highly popular and lucrative video game industry, and the various opportunities it offers to the music industry. Panelists working in video games will take us through the formats where they see substantial opportunities and value for integrating music, such as licensing, concerts and virtual events, and promotional and marketing opportunities. Learn how gamers and gaming companies leverage music, how musicians and music companies leverage video games, and strategies for appealing to the unique gaming fan base.