My first word was "light." I was six years old when my family gave me control of the holiday lighting in our front yard.
Little did my parents know that the holiday display would quickly grow out of control. Within a few years, we went from winning our neighborhood competition, to beating the whole city twice, to getting disqualified from ever entering again.
More recently, I worked on a Twitter-controlled holiday window display for a prominent retailer at Rockefeller Center in New York City.
Rockefeller Center Window Display
I was contracted to build a lighting installation for a prominent retailer in New York City's Rockefeller Center.
Working with leading chocolate experts, I helped build the world's first all-chocolate Twitter-controlled color-changing holiday window display.
I was responsible for all lighting aspects of the project, which involved writing thousands of lines of software code and building custom control hardware.
Home Light Show
From 1998 to 2012, I commissioned light shows in my family's front yard.
We were one of the earlier families to adopt computer animation, thanks to an amazing system called Light-O-Rama, starting in 2005.
2009-2012 Show: The Magic of the Polar Express
2008 Show: Shine: A Christmas Spectacular