Over twenty years’ experience in creating even better sound.
Founded in 1998 by a small team of seasoned audio software and hardware engineers, Lynx has always focused on utilizing cutting-edge technology to create the finest tools.
Over the years, Lynx has become the trusted link between professional and high-end home audio and computers. Today Lynx products are used worldwide by leading broadcasters, studios, performers, producers, engineers and audiophiles.
We deliver world-class analog and digital audio in standalone, rack-mount and PCI formats for recording studios, broadcast and production facilities, live performance and audio test measurement. Our flagship interfaces for pro-users and audiophiles, Aurora(n) and Hilo, provide the highest quality reproduction of your audio source.
Co-founder and Chief Hardware Engineer.
After graduating with degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Music, Bob started his career designing high-end home audio gear including Class H amplifiers, preamps and EQs. He went on to work on projects for NASA and the medical industry before founding Lynx in ’98.
With his 34 years of experience, Bob is responsible for our hardware and firmware design and oversees production and product testing. When not working on products, he’s often found in the Lynx studio playing drums and hosting a jazz jam.
David A. Hoatson
Co-Founder and Chief Software Engineer.
David brings his passion for music and audio electronics along with 30 years of expertise in computer programming to Lynx. He’s responsible for driver, mixer and utility software design.
Before founding Lynx, David owned a computer consulting firm with customers such as Antex Electronics, Applied Magic, Intel, Pacific Research & Engineering, Philips, and Western Digital. David lives in Northern Idaho with his wife Karen and two daughters.
Vice President Sales and Marketing.
With over 20 years’ experience in pro audio, publication, online merchandising and retail, Albert brings a broad range of knowledge to Lynx. Previously, Albert worked as Director of Sales at UltimateGuitar.com, and has managed advertising sales for many of the top media companies in the pro audio segment representing Mix, Guitar Player, Electronic Musician and the TEC Awards, among others.
Aside from his business skills, Albert is an in-demand keyboardist, with many performance, recording and video credits to his name.
Director of Product Support.
Paul is a veteran of the pro audio industry, with a career largely focused on computer recording technology. Paul joined the Lynx team in 2004 and oversees our customer support.
Before he came to Lynx, Paul was Director of Sales for Carillon USA and owner and CEO of Sound Chaser, an online retailer and manufacturer of custom computer audio systems.
After beginning her career in banking, Suann moved to the growing electronics industry in 1993 and came to Lynx in 2006, bringing 13 years’ experience in purchasing and materials management.
Previously Suann worked with Richey Electronics and ESCO Electronics in product management and inventory control. At Lynx, Suann covers all purchasing, inventory control, production planning and accounting.
Sales and Support Coordinator.
Mike began his career at Unique Recording Studios, where he cut his engineering teeth in sessions with Billy Ocean, James Brown and Stevie Nicks. He went on to work at Yamaha’s R&D and Pro Digital Departments, Apogee Electronics and Alesis in sales, support and tech management roles.
Mike joined Lynx in 2008, assisting the team in sales and support, as well as helping engineering with driver and firmware testing. In his spare time, Mike enjoys engineering as well as song writing and playing in his band Underhanded.
Shipping and Warehouse Lead
Andrea hails from Iowa where she brings more than fifteen years of logistics and warehouse management experience to Lynx. She quickly discovered that traffic patterns on the freeways here in SoCal in no way resemble those in Iowa!