Matthew Eric Otey received his B.S. degree from the University of Virginia in 2001 and his Ph.D. degree from The Ohio State University in 2006, both in computer science. From 2006 to 2007 he worked for Mission Critical Technologies, Inc. at the NASA Ames Research Center where he worked on anomaly detection for aviation safety applications. He is currently a software engineer at Google, Inc. in Pittsburgh PA, where he is working on using machine learning to improve ads quality by detecting bad and dangerous ads and advertisers.