Matt Cutts from Google on WordPress & SEO. Matt joined google in early 2000 as a software engineer. He is currently the head of Google’s Webspam Team.
Before Google, he worked on his Ph.D. in computer graphics at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He has a M.S. from UNC-Chapel Hill, and B.S. degrees in both mathematics and computer science from the University of Kentucky.
He wrote the first version of SafeSearch, which is Google’s family filter, and he worked on search quality and webspam at Google for the last several years.