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Matthew Russell
Chief Technology Officer, Digital Reasoning

Matthew Russell (@ptwobrussell) is Chief Technology Officer at Digital Reasoning where he is responsible for the company’s technology vision, strategy and direction. He is also the author of several books on technology including Mining the Social Web (O’Reilly, 2013), now in its second edition. He is passionate about open source software development, data mining, and creating Web technologies to amplify human intelligence. Matthew studied computer science and jumped out of airplanes at the United States Air Force Academy. When not solving hard problems, he enjoys practicing Bikram Hot Yoga, CrossFitting and participating in triathlons.

Recent comments

posted 5 months ago:
Hi folks - this is the last update that you'll probably receive from me via this particular message board.
posted 6 months ago:
Slides for the workshop are posted here, along with a short thank-you note for the awesome amount of hard work that everyone put into it -
posted 6 months ago:
Hi folks
posted 6 months ago:
If you're planning to attend the session, I just wanted to make sure you were aware that I have a few screencasts available to help you get situated prior to arriving at the conference venue. Feel ...
posted 9 months ago:
Hi everyone - I'd highly recommend watch this short screencast (link: that shows you how to get the Mining the Social Web virtual machine up and running,...


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