Matthew Johnson is the head of the Agile Projects Team at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, where he has worked since 2014. The Agile Projects Team is a group of research software engineers within the lab who work on a broad range of projects utilising a wide variety of technologies, ultimately enabling the lab to increase its ambition and impact. Prior to working at Microsoft he was a research software engineer at Nokia on the Point and Find team, where he was a contributor to the HERE City Lens product.  In 2011 he was hired by Unicorn Media as Vice President of Engineering, a position he held until it was acquired by Brightcove in 2014, where he was a Distinguished Engineer.

Matthew holds a Ph.D. in Computer Vision and Machine Learning from the University of Cambridge.