Matt Cutts, for those of you who don’t know, is the head of the web spam team at Google. He has done this role for 15 years and he has just announced that he is going to take some time away from this demanding job to spend more time with his wife and family.
This is Matts announcement: Matt on Leave
In this post you will see that Matt is taking a complete break from work by not even checking his emails and it appears as though he won’t be back at Google until November or maybe even later.
He also states that his team are more than capable of keeping up the good work while he is away so no rest for those spammers!
Without giving away Google's secrets Matt helps webmasters around the world by providing information about the work the web spam team do. He has his own blog where he will reply to some of the comments posted, he has done quite a few informative videos giving advice and tips of things such as
Matt did a great double act with Danny Sullivan at the SMX Advanced conference last month giving lots of advice and answering some difficult questions from Danny and the audience.
Enjoy your time off Matt!