Portrait of Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson

Principal RSDE Lead, Agile Projects Team


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.