Stephen Clarke-Willson received his Ph.D. in Information and Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine, in 1986. As a research scientist at the Northrop Corporation, he developed computer graphics algorithms for the biggest (certainly the most expensive) video game ever created, the B-2 Stealth bomber. He was chief architect of the Patran 3 MCAE system from PDA Engineering. From 1990 until 1994, he was vice president of worldwide product development for Virgin Interactive Entertainment, where he supervised the development of all computer and video games released by the company. Today he is the owner and creative director of Above the Garage Productions [visit site], where he is developing a series of 3D games.