Prior to joining Afiniti, Phil was a senior executive in the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs where he advised clients on corporate finance, risk management and mergers and acquisitions.

Phil was also a consultant with McKinsey & Co. where he oversaw consulting teams in the TMT sector on strategy, operations and corporate finance related topics.

Earlier in his career, Phil worked as a research scientist at the MIT Media Laboratory and MIT Lincoln Laboratory developing artificial intelligence algorithms for a variety of different applications, including emotion and personality recognition.

He holds a BS/BA from Brown University and an MS from MIT.