Don Winterhalter's Profile
I have always lived somewhere in the overlap between science and art. I've been tinkering with electronics since I was old enough to hold a soldering iron and later, I graduated from the New York Institute of Technology with a BFA. I worked in R&D for a big computer company and then started a software company that has been building software for a small but loyal group of customers for almost 20 years. I still go back and help them when they need it and I'm glad to still be a part of what they do.
I’ve been lucky enough that for most of my life, my job has also been my hobby. My latest job and hobby is designing interesting luminaires based on the properties of high brightness LEDs. The first commercial product was a high impact lighting fixture for store windows (convo me for details) and the more unusual ideas that won't become factory built commercial products are left for me to create as ha…
- Born on May 4
- Joined October 16, 2011