Daniel McDonnell began his career as a trainee at the BBC in 1989. He worked for the corporation for 17 years as an engineer and VT operator and in later years as an editor. He formed Timeline in 2006 to specialise in providing server systems and shared edit systems to the broadcast sector. The company has now grown to have more than 130 full time staff. Covering large sporting events such as Wimbledon, Timeline Television provides outside broadcasts, post-production and studio-based services to major UK and International networks such as the BBC, BT Sport and ITV, as well as to the independent sector. For the America’s Cup the company has developed robotic, waterproof camera systems to capture the action from the competing yachts. It also recently designed and built one of the world’s most advanced IP 4K HDR outside broadcast trucks.