Payton Jones

Payton Jones

Data Scientist

Pluralsight

About

Payton is a Data Scientist at Pluralsight. He graduated with a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychopathology from Harvard University.

Interests
  • Machine Learning
  • Network Science
  • Psychometrics
Education
  • PhD, Experimental Psychopathology, 2021

    Harvard University

  • BS, Psychology, 2016

    Brigham Young University

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Data Scientist
Pluralsight
Jul 2020 – Present Remote (Seattle, WA)
  • Work with production level deep learning systems scaled to more than 1 million users
  • Use network science to enhance machine learning algorithms for content recommendation
  • Develop scalable analytic solutions, synthesize results, and present to product leadership
 
 
 
 
 
Data Scientist
Hyka Therapeutics
Nov 2019 – Jul 2020 Boston, MA
  • Developed digital phenotyping & psychometric software
  • Provided solutions for data analyses & visualizations of real-time mental health data
  • Developed recommendation & sorting algorithms for therapeutic content deliverables

Projects

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Advanced Rent vs. Buy Calculator

Advanced Rent vs. Buy Calculator

Interactive open-source calculator and visualizations for making the decision to rent or buy

networktools R package

networktools R package

Tools for psychometric networks. Bridge centrality, MDS plotting, and related functions.

networktree R package

networktree R package

Machine learning based partitioning for psychometric network models

What Statistic? R Shiny

What Statistic? R Shiny

An interactive tool for learning statistical testing methods in R.

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