Matt Harrison has been using Python since 2000. He has experience across the domains of search, build management and testing, business intelligence and storage.
He has presented and taught tutorials at conferences such as SCALE, PyCON, and OSCON as well as local user groups. In addition, he has been a private tutor teaching programming to teenagers as well as retired folk. The structure of his books is based on his first-hand experience teaching Python to many individuals.