Background for Matthew Gray
Matthew Gray is the author of the World Wide Web Wanderer, the first
autonomous agent on the web, used to track web growth since 1993. He
is the worldwide authority on historical growth of the web. He set up
one of the first 100 web servers in the world, www.mit.edu, in June
1993. In 1994, he founded a company, net.Genesis, to develop tools
for web developers. With net.Genesis, he co-authored a book "Build A
Web Site", published by Prima Publishing. Additionally, he was a
member of the Apache Group, a non-profit group of volunteers who wrote
Apache, the worlds most popular web server. In January, 1996 he left
net.Genesis, which still continues to operate, to return to MIT to
complete his degree in physics. He received is undergraduate degree in physics in 1997 and his masters degree from the MIT Media Lab in 1999.
From 2001 to 2006, he was CTO of
Newbury Networks, Inc., a
provider of wireless location technology. He is currently a software engineer at Google.