Cheryl M. Potts, Founder & CEO of Cleerkut Inc. a software development firm developing innovative solutions for the global entertainment industry. The company’s first product Cleerkut Royalty is a rights management platform for independent music creators and music professionals. The platform manages both song and sound copyrights for musicians. For over 14 years Ms. Potts has been known in the music industry as a Copyright & Royalty Administrator for independent record labels, songwriters and publishers. She provides music licensing, copyright registration, royalty accounting, royalty collections and more. She has received numerous RIAA certified gold albums for the projects she worked on on behalf of her clients. She was selected by the U.S. Copyright office to participate in the music licensing study to provide her views on behalf of independent music creators on the effects of music licensing. Her comments were included in the final music licensing study conducted by the U.S. Copyright Office.
In addition to her role as a Copyright & Royalty Administrator, Ms. Potts is also a Software Engineer building Enterprise software solutions for various software companies. It is with her strong technology background along with her music copyright & royalty administration experience she brings to head up Cleerkut, Inc.