Matt Pietrek (born January 27, 1966) is an American computer specialist and author specializing in Microsoft Windows.
Pietrek has written several books on the subject and, for eight years, wrote the column "Under the Hood" in MSJ (and subsequently) MSDN Magazine. As of April 2004 he has been working at Microsoft, initially on Visual Studio.
Pietrek also has a keen interest in cocktails and spirits, and he writes a blog on the subject.Pietrek, Matt (1995-11-01). Windows 95 System Programming Secrets. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 1-56884-318-6.
Pietrek, Matt (1993-05-31). Windows Internals. Addison-Wesley Professional. ISBN 0-201-62217-3.
Schulman, Andrew; Maxey, David; Pietrek, Matt (1992-08-01). Undocumented Windows. Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0-201-60834-0.