The TAEUS Team


Art Nutter - Chairman and CEO

Art Nutter founded TAEUS Corporation in 1992 as the world’s first engineering company dedicated exclusively to intellectual property. TAEUS helps patent owners to receive optimum value for their property in the world’s market for innovation. Mr. Nutter defined the TAEUSworksTM business method for evaluating patents for licensing purposes. He has filed for a number of patents of his own.

Mr. Nutter lectures and writes on IP management, and served as trustee, High-Tech Sector chair, international delegate and on many committees for the Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Inc (LES). He also served as LES International Communications chair.

He holds a BSME from the University of Akron (Ohio) and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.


Sebastian Nutter - Strategic Accounts Manager

Sebastian joined TAEUS in 2010 as a Sales Associate to help market and sell the TAEUS Global Patent Syndicate. Sebastian has extensive experience in business to business marketing, customer service, indirect and direct sales. He also worked in management in the restaurant industry and helped launch a successful local business.

Sebastian brings his drive for customer satisfaction to each client. He has spent the past six years working within the IP industry and uses his knowledge to produce the best results for his clients. He has also served his local LES Chapter.

Sebastian studied Political Science at Red Rock Community College.  He also manages and plays in a nationally recognized band that has toured the United States and released two albums. Sebastian spends his spare time fishing, camping, and spending time with his family.


Calista Turner - Director of Program Management

Calista joined TAEUS in 2016 as the Director of Program Management after serving as an Active Duty Officer in the United States Army.  Capitalizing on her hard-earned leadership and management experience, she has streamlined the process for delivering quality products based on the individual needs of a highly diversified client base around the world.

Calista’s eight years of military service were spent managing personnel and operations in the U.S. and abroad. Her ability to develop and lead efficient staff organizations focused on quality and timely delivery is vital to maintaining relationships with clients.

Calista holds a BA in Psychology from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where she also received her Commission in the U.S. Army.  Calista developed a deep love for the outdoors growing up in Colorado and living in Alaska for nearly five years.  She enjoys hiking, camping, and relaxing with her family in her free time.  Calista continues to serve as a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves.