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.

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Richard Dunham - President, TAEUS South America

Rick is currently the President of TAEUS South America located in Bogota, Colombia.

Rick established the Asia Pacific office in Kuala Lumpur in early 2014. Prior to his move to Malaysia, Rick was based in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he worked in international business development for both TAEUS International and a Charlotte-based private equity firm.  He has traveled throughout Asia and Africa conducting intellectual property licensing, strategy, and monetization programs, as well as pursuing private equity placements in emerging markets.  Having lived and worked throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Balkans, Rick brings a wealth of international contacts and overseas experience to TAEUS Asia Pacific.

Rick graduated from Dartmouth College (New Hampshire, USA) with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, where he played baseball and football.  Prior to his work overseas, Rick worked for Wells Fargo Private Client Services Group as a licensed financial consultant and certified estate and trust planning officer. After earning his law degree (JD) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA), with a concentration in finance from Wake Forest University, Rick was commissioned as an Officer in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s  (JAG) program, serving three tours.

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Solange Nutter - Operations Manager

Solange joined the TAEUS team in May 2017 as Arthur’s Executive Assistant. Since then, she has mastered executive scheduling, customer service, and operational organization. Solange continues to drive business growth through change management, analytical thinking, and customer satisfaction.

Solange holds an AA in Business and a BS in Business Management from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. She graduated Cum Laude in May 2022. Solange enjoys traveling, fitness, and relaxing with her family in her free time.

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