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. She is British, based in Los Angeles, CA. and represented by the literary agent Lisa Gallagher.
While head of digital at Hearst Magazines International, responsible for the strategy of Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar and Seventeenin almost 100 countries, including China, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Spain, Russia, South Africa and the UK, sophia was voted one of the “Top 21 Social Media Superstars” (Min Online) and her group won many awards: EPPY (Harper’s Bazaar Espana), Asian Publishing Award (Cosmopolitan China), Digital Media Publishers Award (Cosmopolitan South Africa), Advertising Age Media Vanguard Award (Cosmopolitan International Digital Strategy), Webby Award (Cosmopolitan Mobile).
Now based back in L.A, sophia consults on digital strategy for companies and entrepreneurs 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, she speaks widely at conferences (4As, Bookmarks South Africa, FIPP, IAB, Lloyd Hotel Cultural Embassy Amsterdam, Nasdaq, Nokia World, O’Reilly, The Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland) and on BBC Radio 4.
Sophia is the author of How To Stay Sane In A Crazy World (non-fiction/Hay House 2014), which was featured in ELLE China, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, O, The Oprah Magazine and BBC Radio 4. She is represented by the literary agent, Lisa Gallagher at DeFiore & Company, NY. The book came out of the blog she wrote from 2011 – 2014.
teamgloria, inc is now the S Corp which acts as a holding company for Sophia’s consulting and writing work.