Tarik Gause is Director, Business & Legal Affairs at Roku, Inc., which is headquartered in San Jose, California, and pioneered streaming to the TV. Prior to joining Roku, Tarik was Associate General Counsel at VEON Ltd., where he was a key member of a small team of capital markets and finance attorneys and partnered with senior management to address complex disclosure matters which arise under both U.S. and E.U. securities regulations and impact all areas of the business, including liability management, litigation, investor relations, human resources, compliance and corporate governance. Prior to VEON, Tarik held positions at Bank of America Corporation; Shearman & Sterling LLP in São Paulo, Brazil (2013-2016); K&L Gates LLP (2010-2013); the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (2005-2010); and the White House’s Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (1999-2005). Tarik is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center (JD), Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (MA) and Howard University (BA).