Douglas DeAngelis

Lynx System Developers

Douglas J. DeAngelis is Founder and President of Lynx System Developers, Inc., a privately held developer of sports timing and data collection devices and software. It’s flagship product, the patented FinishLynx system, was the first high-speed digital “photofinish” camera to be made available to the public. Since its founding in 1992, Lynx equipment has been the official timing system for events as diverse as the Winter Olympics, the Tour de France, the Triple Crown in Horse Racing, the Indy 500, the Head of the Charles Regatta, and the World Championships in Athletics, Canoe/Kayak, & Short Track Speedskating. Lynx was also one of the first companies to broadcast live results from a major sporting event via the Internet (the 1996 Millrose Games in Madison Square Garden). DeAngelis holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maine where he competed in Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track. He also holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.