Matthew Hurst

Matthew Hurst

Matthew Hurst is has been involved in the world of social media analysis since the dawn of the century when he worked at Intelliseek on text and data mining methods for businesses interested in seeing what the web was saying about them.

He co-created, one of the first blog search engines,  with Natalie Glance and later went on to co-found the International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media after a number of successful WWW workshops. Currently, he works for Microsoft where he leads a team mining the web for local search applications.


Platinum Sponsor

Science Foundation Ireland

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Silver Sponsor

Google   Bing   Meet in Ireland   Fáilte Ireland Tawlk

Bronze Sponsor

Yahoo! Research   Dejan SEO   Knoesis   IBM   Church and Duncan Group Inc.

Supported By

  • AAAI
  • DERI, NUI Galway