Matthew Kirk

Matthew Kirk

Quant turned Programmer

  • @mjkirk

Seattle, Washington

Areas of Expertise:

  • ruby
  • jruby
  • javascript
  • rails
  • machine learning
  • data science
  • mathematics
  • statistics
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Matt Kirk is a data architect, software engineer, and entrepreneur based out of Seattle, WA. For years, he struggled to piece together his quantitative finance background with his passion for building software. Then he discovered his affinity for solving problems with data. Now, he helps multi-million dollar companies with their data projects. From diamond recommendation engines to marketing automation tools, he loves educating engineering teams about methods to start their big data projects. To learn more about how you can get started with your big data project (Beyond reading this book), check out for tips.

Thoughtful Machine Learning with Python Thoughtful Machine Learning with Python
by Matthew Kirk
January 2017
Print: $42.99
Ebook: $36.99

Thoughtful Machine Learning Thoughtful Machine Learning
by Matthew Kirk
October 2014
Print: $42.99
Ebook: $36.99

Webcast: Thoughtful Machine Learning: Sentiment Analysis Using Support Vector Machines in Ruby
November 11, 2014
Join us for this webcast where we'll go detecting sentiment in tweets using support vector machines.