Ben Cockerham is a product manager at YouTube, running operations for RightsFlow, a company he co-founded, which was acquired by Google in late 2011. At RightsFlow, Ben was the CFO and Chief Strategy Officer, overseeing corporate planning, finance, and business development operations. He has an extensive background in BD, international rights issues and negotiations, as well as finance and music history.
Ben was recognized with the 2010 Billboard award: "30 under 30" Music Industry Executives, and is frequently featured in industry conferences and trade articles. Ben's lifelong passion for music has fueled his commitment to simplifying licensing and bringing transparency to creators.