Team

Phil Castoro   
Principal and Owner
Phil brings 20+ years of business experience to his consulting practice. Previous to his nine years of leading P3 Analytics, Phil gained five years of consulting experience at Merkle. On the client side, he worked for Citigroup and Columbia House. His expertise is in the formation mathematical solutions, and their communication and translation into everyday language.  Phil has an MA in Economics (NYU) and an MS in Statistics (UConn).
Alexander King
Director of Game Analytics

Alexander is a game designer with a unique background spanning 13 years in both game development and analytics consulting. He has experience in data-driven game development, simulation modeling, and systems design. He has a BA in Economic History (UPenn) and an MFA in Game Design (NYU). Alexander is also an adjunct professor at the Parsons School of Design and NYU Game Center, where he teaches classes in game design.
Brendan Hoffman
Senior Analyst, Data Science and Visualization
Brendan is a recent graduate of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland with a BS in Business Analytics and Information Systems. He is a skilled programmer with experience in data analysis and visualization. Brendan has prior experience working with the University of Maryland baseball team building the foundation for their analytics department.

Jeff Boyd
Manager of Programming
Jeff has 8 years of business experience. Before joining P3 Analytics, Jeff worked at M&T as a risk analyst. He is skilled in programming and data mining. Jeff has an MS in Applied and Computational Mathematics (Buffalo State).
Xinxin Wang
Senior Analyst, Data Science and Visualization

Xinxin has an MS in Operations Research (Columbia University) and a BS in Mathematics & Economics (UC San Diego). She is a skilled programmer (Python, SQL, Tableau) with significant experience in statistical data analytics and data visualization. Prior to P3 Analytics, Xinxin had accrued 2 years of work experience, the most significant of which was spent at Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Chapin Zerner
Analyst, Data Science and Visualization
Chapin Zerner is an undergraduate at the University of Virginia studying neuroscience. He has previous experience in data science and visualization in both scientific and business settings, including proficiency in Python, R and SQL.