Winston has a diverse background from architectural design to assembly language programming and experience from writing video games to managing development of financial software. He has tutored adults and kids on and off for years in computer use, web design, and graphics programming. He has taught computer and robotics summer camps at the American Museum of Natural History in New York (2006), and at the Lawrence Hall of Science (2004), part of the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated from U.C. Berkeley in 1989, studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with minor studies in art. Prior to forming Stratolab, Winston was Chief Technical Officer at EuropeLoan Bank (1999-2002) an internet bank, based in Europe. Winston was the internet development manager at Scientific Learning Corporation (1997-99), an educational software company, makers of speech therapy software based on brain plasticity research at University of California at San Francisco and neuroscience and hearing disorder research at Rutgers University. He used his blend of aesthetic and engineering expertise as a user interface and tools programmer at Lucas Arts Entertainment (1992-96) and Spectrum HoloByte/MicroProse (1991-92), where he developed video games including the popular Star Wars™ titles Dark Forces and Jedi Knight.