Nathan Porteshawver is an artist and data scientist living in Austin, Texas. Nathan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University in 2009 with degrees in Politics and Theatre, and he was awarded membership to Phi Beta Kappa. In 2016 Nathan graduated from Northwestern University with a Masters of Science in Predictive Analytics. He is the founder and artistic director of the Internet Players, a non-profit theater company dedicated to the production of new and original theater works. He was also the founding chair for artsBASICS. He has served as the development director for The VORTEX Repertory company, and he has participated in countless productions in his professional theatre career. Currently, his entrepreneurial work includes curriculum development for online higher education, theatre production (producing, directing, acting, playwriting) and business consultation.