Matt Cutts

Matt Cutts
Principal Engineer, Google

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Matt Cutts joined Google as a Software Engineer in January 2000. Before Google, he was working on his Ph.D. in computer graphics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has an M.S. from UNC-Chapel Hill, and B.S. degrees in both mathematics and computer science from the University of Kentucky.

Matt wrote SafeSearch, which is Google’s family filter. In addition to his experience at Google, Matt held a top-secret clearance while working for the Department of Defense, and he’s also worked at a game engine company. He claims that Google is the most fun by far.

Matt currently heads up the Webspam team for Google. Matt talks about webmaster-related issues on his blog.

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Workshop
Location: Sea Cliff
Jonah Stein (Its the ROI), Matt Cutts (Google), Steve Huffman (Hipmunk), Jonathan Hochman (Hochman Consultants), Sanjay Sehgal (Pramana, Inc)
The tremendous success of Web 2.0 and the large number of visitors to popular sites have made it a prime target for spammers, vandals and hackers who want to exploit the trust implicit in this ecosystem for personal gain. Read more.

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