Chris Heiden

Job Title: Director, Data Science
Company: Zillow Group
Industry: Real Estate Tech
Mentor Since: Fall 2017
Will Mentor: Graduate Students, Undergrad Students, MSBA Students

Job Description

I lead three functions at Zillow Group: (1) Agent Analytics (marketing, pricing, sales) (2) Data Discoverability (3) Data Scientist Development Program

Company Description

Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on the web and mobile. The company’s brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement. Zillow Group is committed to empowering consumers with unparalleled data, inspiration and knowledge around homes, and connecting them with the right local professionals to help. In addition, Zillow Group develops a comprehensive suite of marketing software and technology solutions to help real estate, rental and mortgage professionals maximize business opportunities and connect with millions of consumers

Employment History

Deloitte & Touche, LLP - Analytics Consultant
JPMorgan Chase - VP, Corporate Strategy Analytics
Amazon - Sr. Manager, Marketing Analytics
Zillow Group - Director, Data Science


BS - Economics & Statistics (Miami University)

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Resume / interview guidance, tech skills, career trajectory, soft skills.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Zillow HQ (corner of 2nd and Union); Morning or late afternoon.