Richard K. Brinton

Seattle, United States

Professional Practice:

Richard Brinton has over 30 years experience in international business development in Europe, the Americas and Asia, and has worked for a number of capital goods companies. He has focused his career on the worldwide introduction of new technologies and has gained wide experience in industrial processes, machine tools, robotics, and construction. He has served in positions of Applications Engineering, Regional Service Management, Product Development, Marketing, Sales, and General Management. Richard worked for AccuRay/ABB for over 16 years, of which two years were based in Europe. Then he joined Flow Systems to initiate their Asian and Latin American sales efforts. Later, he managed all of their sales and marketing in the Americas and Asia. At UTILX (FlowMole) Corporation, he complete two acquisitions and became Chairman of their Japanese Joint Venture, which he negotiated. He also established their Asian and Latin American sales activities and managed their European subsidiary. He was as Director of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Lamb Grays Harbor Company. He is President of BBD International, an export management company, which acts as the contract sales arm for US based light construction equipment companies. Most recently, he became a Founder of Novinium, Inc. and serves as their Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Richard Brinton has been actively involved in helping North American companies develop overseas distribution channels. His clients range from construction equipment manufacturers to software companies.

Professional and Civic Activities:

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio
  • Member Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • World Trade Club of Seattle — Board Member 1992-1995
  • Who’s Who in the West, Who’s Who in America


He received his BS in Industrial Engineering and his BA in Liberal Arts cum laude from the Pennsylvania State University, and did graduate work toward an MBA at the University of Dayton.