RightsFlow is an American company that provides organizations, bands, songwriters and individuals with music licensing services and royalty payment solutions. It was founded in 2007. RightsFlow is based in New York City, New York. It was co-founded by Patrick Sullivan and Benjamin Cockerham, who are still with the company. Sullivan is currently the President & CEO and Cockerham is currently the CFO and Chief Strategy Officer. Additional members of the executive team include Scott Sellwood, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, Fred Beteille Senior Vice-President, Operations and Technology, Michael Kauffman, Senior Vice-President of Corporate Communications & Content, Chris Lydle, Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, and Alex Holz, Vice-President of Artist and Client Relations. The company was acquired by Google on December 9, 2011, with the deal announced on the YouTube blog.