Vicki Dobbs Beck has twenty-six years of broad-based management experience in the entertainment industry ranging from strategic planning to creative and product development, project management, marketing and operations on a local and global scale.
Currently, Vicki is the Executive in Charge of Strategic Planning, overseeing key ILM and Lucasfilm initiatives. In this role, she drives development of top-level strategic vision and translates that into successful, sustainable strategies that foster creative growth, innovation, and excellence. These initiatives are cross-functional and often span business units emphasizing holistic approaches and solutions that better accommodate the increasing complexity and interdependence of today’s opportunities and challenges.
Vicki’s current focus is the launch of ILM xLAB – the company’s New Media effort that combines the creative and innovation talents of Lucasfilm, ILM and Skywalker Sound. As a part of this effort, ILM xLAB is developing a real-time computer graphics system intended to transform how content is created.
Vicki received her MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where she also completed her undergraduate studies, earning a BA with distinction in International Relations.