Winston Matthews is a 15 year old VR game developer, entrepreneur, a nationally top ranked tennis player and golfer, and a recipient of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth award for mathematical problem solving. Winston’s coding has been self-taught since age 6.
At age 13, Winston was the youngest software engineer and game developer for Silicon Valley startup, Virtual World Arcade (VWA). Winston has a unique combination of strong coding, mathematical, and logical thinking skills as well as innovative skills to create storylines and animation. According to VWA’s CEO, Winston “possesses a rare talent in that not only can he code but he has a strong creative ability, clearly demonstrated in the quality of the design, art, and music in the game he released” as well as the skill of “knowing how to learn”.
In 2016, at age 13, Winston Matthews became the youngest virtual reality game developer for VWA where he earned licensing royalties for his first VR game, “Worst Nightbear”. Worst Nightbear is released in several arcades throughout Silicon Valley. The same year, Winston launched his own startup company where he has raised $50,000 in angel funding from VWA’s angel investor and developed his second game, “The Wasteland.” Winston’s company will focus on pioneering experiential learning through VR in developing immersive, interactive education through visualized storytelling.
At 13, Winston was selected through competition to present at Silicon Valley’s famous TechCrunch Disrupt DC and SXSW (South by Southwest) in Austin, TX in 2017. In 2017 at 14, Winston was invited (all expenses paid) to speak and give live demos at the 2017 Siggraph Conference for animation software company, Cinema 4D, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In addition, Winston became the 1st Youth Ambassador for Washington, D.C.-based ed-tech firm, Everfi, backed by Google’s Eric Schmidt, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, U2’s Bono.. At 13, Winston Matthews was the youngest software engineer at Silicon Valley-based Virtual World Arcade. Now 14, he is the founder and CEO of his own venture capital-backed startup company, and the creator of two …. View winston matthews’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. winston has 11 jobs listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover winston’s .