Matt Harrison graduated from Stanford and has been using Python since 2000. He runs MetaSnake, a Python and Data Science consultancy and corporate training shop. In the past, he has worked across the domains of search, build management and testing, business intelligence, and storage.
He has presented and taught tutorials at conferences such as Strata, SciPy, SCALE, PyCON, and OSCON as well as local user conferences.
The structure and content of his books are based on first-hand experience teaching Python to many individuals. He is the author of Machine Learning Pocket Reference, and best selling Illustrated Guide to Python 3, and Learning the Pandas Library, as well as other books.