Team

tenfourWest was founded in 2018 to provide big data, supercomputing, and geospatial data services to clients worldwide. We specialize in in big data analysis, geospatial data analysis, geospatial optimization, mapping and heatmapping, and complex data algorithm design.

The name tenfourWest refers to 104° West longitude, the longitude of our home state of Colorado, USA.

See us on GitHub and LinkedIn.

Neal Barsch

CEO & Big Data Nerd

Neal founded tenfourWest in 2018 to providedata services to clients worldwide. Neal specializes in in big data analysis, location optimization, mapping and heatmapping, and complex geospatial algorithms. Neal holds a Master of Science from the University of Oxford (UK) in Economics for Development (2017) where he was awarded the top thesis prize of his class for his work analyzing the impacts of cell signal on a micro-scale across two continents using Oxford’s ARC Supercomputer and billions of crowd-sourced cell signal datapoints. Neal is a former Fulbright Scholar (2015, Philippines) and Grameen Foundation Research Fellow (2016, Philippines). Neal’s research in the Philippines covered over two thousand interviews with Filipino store owners to quantitatively research the best practices of implementing a mobile financial services network through small local stores and remote-island mobile cell phone networks. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University (NY) where he majored in Economics and minored in Music.

Benjamin Breyfogle

Data Analyst

Benjamin joined tenfourWest in 2018 as a Data Analyst. Ben has experience in big data manipulation and analysis, automation, web scraping/data mining, and geospatial analysis. Ben is fluent in a variety of programming languages, and focuses on geospatial data analysis and algorithm design, mapping, heatmapping, and big data analysis. Ben expects to graduate with his second Bachelor of Science degree, in Applied Computer Science, from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 2019. Ben has graduated with his first Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 2015.

Matthew Anderson

Data Engineer

Matthew joined tenfourWest in 2018. He has experience using Python and R to webscrape, manipulate and organize tabular data, and conduct advanced analysis using regression and other processing techniques. Matthew also has experience in web design and is responsible for maintaining tenfourWest.com. Matthew has a passion for Machine Learning and new AI technology, and has been conducting research on proprietary landing gear surface controls to mitigate noise pollution induced by aircraft.