President and CEO, Mosaic ATM, Inc.
Mr. Chris Brinton is the President & CEO, and a Senior Principal Analyst, at Mosaic ATM. Mr. Brinton formed Mosaic ATM in 2004 to pursue advanced research, development, deployment, and commercialization opportunities in the air transportation industry leveraging extensive experience and expertise in aviation operations. Mr. Brinton received a Bachelor of Science and Engineering degree with Highest Honors in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Mr. Brinton is an instrument-rated and commercially licensed pilot and has over 25 years of experience in the research and development of advanced concepts and automation for Air Traffic Management (ATM). During his career, Mr. Brinton has led and performed analysis, concept development, software development, and field trials that have advanced the state of knowledge about the National Airspace System (NAS).
Mr. Brinton has a strong business background, having led multiple start-up and small organizations through significant and successful growth periods. After beginning his career as a NASA civil servant, Mr. Brinton has held executive and managerial positions at a number of companies in the aviation consulting industry. As a Co-Founder, Director, and Vice President of Wyndemere Incorporated, Mr. Brinton led the growth of an aviation consulting and systems engineering practice from three people to 30 people over a period of four years. At the end of this period, Wyndemere Incorporated was named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 500 fastest growing companies. Prior to founding Mosaic ATM, Mr. Brinton was a Vice President, and then the Chief Operating Officer, of Metron Aviation between 1999 and 2004. In this position, Mr. Brinton led the growth of the organization from 15 to 115 staff members and was responsible for a significant portion of the revenue of the company.