Meet the Instructor

Nicholas McClure

Senior Data Scientist, PayScale

Nicholas McClure is a senior data scientist for PayScale, where he works statistics and natural language processing algorithms. Prior to joining PayScale, he worked on the Zestimate team at Zillow and as a gaming statistician and data scientist at Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas. He’s worked on various topics such as house price estimation, image recognition, casino game design, optimal slot machine placement, and predicting customer worth. He received a National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship fellowship for studying infectious disease while working on his master’s and Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the University of Montana.