sophia stuart is an award-winning digital strategist and technology commentator for ELLE China, Esquire Mexico, International Cinematographer’s Guild magazine and Ziff Davis PCMag, covering artificial intelligence, brain-machine interfaces, cyborgs and robots at Caltech, DARPA, NASA and US Army Cyber Command. She also reports from Hollywood on science fiction films, has interviewed directors Drake Doremus, Spike Jonze and Ridley Scott, former FBI agents, military, space and espionage experts.
From 2006 – 2013, she was an executive at Hearst, (publishers of brands including Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar): as head of mobile for the USA, then promoted to head of digital for the international division with strategy oversight in almost 100 countries, including China, India, Korea and Russia. During this time she was voted one of the “Top 21 Social Media Superstars” (Min Online) and her group won many awards (Asian Publishing Award, Ad Age Media Vanguard Award and a Webby Award). Sophia was also a Non-Executive Director for the UK Trade & Investment USA Council.
Now based in L.A, under the banner of her own company, teamgloria, inc, sophia consults on digital strategy for entrepreneurs (#TheDigitalCheckUp) and on agencies’ client assignments and publications (Faith Popcorn’s Brain Reserve, Mind Over Media, Pace Communications, Redbird Group, The Frontier Project). As a digital expert, Sophia continues to speaks widely at conferences (Bookmarks South Africa, The Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland) and has appeared on BBC Radio 4 and The Guardian Tech Weekly. Sophia is the author of How To Stay Sane In A Crazy World (Hay House, 2014), and is represented by both the literary agent Lisa Gallagher (DeFiore and Company), and Studio Kairos for technology speaking/advisory engagements.
CONTACT: for more information: sophsstuart(at)gmail(dot)com