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OUR MISSION

To earn the trust of our customers, partners, and stakeholders in the creation of innovative software platforms that cost-, risk- and time-reduce the development and deployment of safe, secure, connectivity mission critical systems for use in manned and autonomous military, aerospace, and federal systems.

ABOUT US

For over 30 years, Lynx Software Technologies (Lynx) has crafted and adapted platform architectures for builders of safety- and/or security-critical systems. Lynx embraced open standards from the beginning, with its original real-time operating system (RTOS), LynxOS®, featuring a UNIX®-like user model and standard POSIX® interfaces to embedded developers. LynxOS-178® is developed and certified to the distinguished FAA DO-178C DAL A safety standard and received the first and only FAA Reusable Software Component certificate for an RTOS. LynxOS-178 supports ARINC and FACE API standards.

LYNX MOSA.ic™ combines Lynx technology, 3rd party operating systems and application-specific system integrations to support mixed criticality environments. By harnessing the fine grained CPU virtualization on the newest Arm, PowerPC and Intel processors, customers can rapidly create, certify and deploy safe, secure, and reliable systems. During 2021, Lynx added Cloud- and Device-based management capabilities to support our customers build "systems of systems". LynxElement, announced in 2022, is the industry's first Unikernel to be based on a safety certified RTOS. 

Lynx is the leader in enabling Mission Critical Edge platforms, combining deterministic real-time performance, security and hardware optimizations of traditional embedded software with the DevSecOps advantages enjoyed by IT Infrastructure.

Lynx is wholly owned by OceanSound Partners, a New York-based private equity firm that invests in technology and technology-enabled services companies serving government and enterprise end-markets. With about $1B invested, over five thousand employees work for its portfolio companies.

 

PARTNER ECOSYSTEM

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CHOOSING A VENDOR

CUSTOMER ADVOCACY

There is a tremendous amount at stake when procuring software platforms. Functionality, performance, compliance, sustainment, reuse, license restrictions, and transitive OEM license costs must all be considered, making it tremendously difficult to determine whether a platform can meet your project goals or not. From CPU architecture, to firmware, I/O services, standard APIs, and certification evidence, layers of complexity abound. Far too often, embedded projects agree to contracts before realizing that not all design and legal challenges have been effectively resolved.

Many projects have gaps, and it is far too common for vendors to either unwittingly or disingenuously sell standard products that do not satisfy the customer's real project goals—the larger the project, the more gaps exist (which often require collaborative efforts to solve, including partners). If vendors do not diligently study the needs of their customers and/or fail to provide precise and honest guidance, then customers can easily, unknowingly inherit a daunting amount of liability via a simple off the shelf license contract.

 

THE LYNX PROMISE

It is critical to us that we understand your specific goals, target environments, and unique design challenges. We promise to be transparent—to be forthcoming about technical gaps and to only provide recommendations that have been thoroughly verified. We have zero interest in creating added challenges for our customers through dishonest and/or haphazard business practices and will work tirelessly to deliver unparalleled lifetime value at fair and competitive cost.

FEATURED CUSTOMERS

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TIM REED | CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

During his long tenure at Green Hills, Tim held a variety of roles including engineering and engineering management roles for real-time operating system, hypervisor, and compiler tool chain technologies, leading the professional services organization, and overseeing sales channels and new product launches. His experience spans automotive, industrial, aerospace, and defense end-markets, and he brings expertise in software robustness, formal verification, and the use of new programming languages in safety- and security-critical applications. Tim graduated with a B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science from the California Institute of Technology.

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AMANDA BLUM | CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Amanda Blum, Chief Financial Officer, oversees the company’s financial operations and compliance functions. Amanda brings over 13 years of financial leadership experience. Most recently, she served as the Corporate Controller of Green Hills Software. Prior to that, she held various finance leadership roles at Sientra, Inc., a publicly held medical device company, where she gained a wide range of experience from SEC reporting to M&A. Prior to Sientra, Amanda worked for Nasif, Hicks, Harris & Co., LLP, where she did audit and tax work. She received her B.A. in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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AL MAILLET | CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER

Al Maillet, Chief Revenue Officer, oversees the Company’s go-to-market function, strategic account management, and sales operations. With longstanding experience in the aerospace and defense end markets, Al will focus on accelerating Lynx's organic growth initiatives. He was previously with Mercury Systems, a global commercial technology company serving the aerospace and defense industry, where he served as the Vice President of Product Line Sales. He has also held several senior growth-focused roles at technology companies spanning multiple end-markets, including WindRiver, Qognify, IneoQuest Technologies, Redline Trading Solutions, and NextHop Technologies. Al holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

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WILL KEEGAN | CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

In his role as Chief Technical Officer, Will Keegan leads the technology direction across all the Lynx product lines. He has been instrumental in the development of key security technologies within Lynx to broaden the reach of the existing products, with a focus on cyber-security, cryptography and virtualization. Will joined Lynx in 2011 as the director of security solutions, with responsibility for the LynxSecure product line. Prior to Lynx, he was a product developer at Objective Interface Systems, Inc., with responsibility for product engineering of real-time middleware and high assurance cryptographic network technologies. He holds a BS in Computer Science from University of Texas.

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ARUN SUBBARAO | VP ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Arun Subbarao is Vice President of Engineering, responsible for the development of products for the Internet of Things and Cyber-security markets. He has 20+ years of experience in the software industry working on security, safety, virtualization, operating systems and networking technologies. In this role, he spearheaded the development of the LynxSecure separation kernel & hypervisor product as well as other software innovations in cyber-security leading to multiple patents. He is also a panelist and presenter at several industry conferences. He holds a BS in Computer Science from India, MS in Computer Science from SUNY Albany and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

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IAN FERGUSON | VP MARKETING

Ian Ferguson is the VP of Marketing. As such, he is responsible for all aspects of the outward-facing presence of Lynx Software Technologies to its customer, partner, press and analyst communities. Ian is also responsible for nurturing our partnership program to accelerate our engagement in mission-critical systems. Ian spent nearly eleven years at Arm, where he held roles leading teams in vertical marketing, corporate marketing and strategic alliances. Ian is a graduate of Loughborough University (UK) with a BSc in Electrical and Electrical Engineering.

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NEERAJA VEMULAPALLI | VP PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & CUSTOMER SUCCESS 

Neeraja Vemulapalli, Vice President of Professional Services & Customer Success, is responsible for the successful execution of customer-specific engineering programs and in the continual improvement of the experience our customers have when using our technology to create amazing products. Neeraja has 24+ years of experience in the software industry working on Embedded OSes, Safety Certification, Security, EAL Certification, IoT, and Virtualization/ Separation Kernel technologies. She also has extensive experience in technical project/program management, customer relationship management, operations, and cross-functional team leadership. Prior to Lynx, Neeraja was an Engineering Director at Wind River, managing a large engineering team responsible for end-to-end development and the delivery of core VxWorks products. She holds a BE in Electronics and Communication Engineering from India and an MS in Computer Science from California State University, East Bay.

BOARD MEMBERS

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ED DOLANSKI | BOARD MEMBER

Ed Dolanski is a retired Fortune 50 business executive with 30+ years experience leading organizations through performance turnarounds and into sustained transformational growth. His experience includes full P&L of businesses ranging in size from $300M to $10B annual revenue within the Aerospace / Defense, Technology, Industrial Manufacturing, Supply Chain / Logistics / Distribution Services and Retail Industries.

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GURJOT SINGH | BOARD MEMBER

Gurjot Singh was previously the chief executive officer at Lynx Software Technologies. Prior to his 14 years as CEO, Gurjot spent 16 years in various roles, running Marketing, Engineering and Services divisions. Prior to joining Lynx, Mr. Singh co-founded iN Machines, a company that provided consulting in the area of software development, including real-time operating systems. Before that, Mr. Singh was with Dynatech Computer Systems, where he was Vice President of the business unit responsible for Product Development, Sales, and Marketing of their image processing product line.

Michael-Genard

 

MICHEL GENARD | BOARD MEMBER

Michel Genard brings over three decades of experience in critical edge software, where he has held executive positions both in business and product. Previously he served as Vice President of Product Management at Wind River, an established provider of embedded safety and security solutions. At Lynx, Genard supports the company in its product strategy. He also serves as an advisor and board member of other private companies.

CONTACT US

US HQ

855 Embedded Way
San José, CA 95138-1018
United States

Phone: 408-979-3900
Email: inside@lynx.com


EUROPE HQ

38 Avenue Pierre Curie
78210 Saint-Cyr-l’École
France

Phone: (33) 1 30 85 06 00
Email: inside@lynx.com


UK HQ

400 Thames Valley Park Drive
Reading, RG6 1PT
United Kingdom


Phone: +44 (118) 965 3827
Email: inside@lynx.com