Doug joined Synapse in 2015 as an electrical engineer with 12 years of experience in electronics design and manufacture. He gained expertise in distributed embedded systems and mixed signal circuit design developing professional audio products for Rane Corporation. As the chief architect on many products he also honed skills in product definition, system architecture, and project management. Starting his career managing a manufacturing test department gave him a foundation in design for manufacturing and design for test. After a two year stint teaching math in Liberia, Doug is enjoying exciting and varied projects at Synapse. Recently, he has focused on virtual reality products, and developed a technical training curriculum for Valve’s SteamVR Tracking technology.
When not working on product development, Doug enjoys hiking, playing saxophone, learning about web development, and managing a not for profit organization dedicated to improving conditions for displaced peoples globally.