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Matt Haughey (pronounced "Howee") is the creator, owner, and administrator of MetaFilter. On MetaFilter, his nickname is mathowie, which is the way his name is pronounced.
Matt has a weblog called A Whole Lotta Nothing. Matt is best known, beyond creating MetaFilter, for having been an engineer at Pyra as it created the Blogger service, & for working as creative director for the Creative Commons project until 2005. MetaFilter has been his day job for over five years now.