Sophia Stuart is the Public Communications Manager and Writer at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT).
Sophia Stuart (aka S.C. Stuart) is a British writer, based in L.A., who trained as a journalist on The Independent, and has been published in ELLE China, Esquire Latin America, Four Seasons Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Punch, Time Out (London), Screen International and Ziff Davis PCMag. Stuart has also written for corporate clients (via digital agencies and venture capital firms) including 20th Century Fox, AI Foundation, Alpha Edison, Apptopia, Crux Intelligence, DTCC, Nano Vision, New Line Cinema, RAND Corporation, Sony Pictures, University of California and The Exchange Ventures.
Previously, Stuart was the head of digital for Hearst Magazines International while serving as a non-executive director for the UK Trade & Investment (US council) and an advisor to The Smithsonian.
- Esquire [Latin America]: Google AI Futures
- PC Magazine: Big Hero 6 [Disney]
- Four Seasons: Can AI Create Couture?
- Morgan Stanley Mosaic: Is AI the New MD?
- Four Seasons Magazine: Finding Your Voice
- ICG: Marvel’s Jessica Jones
- Red (UK): Spike Jonze [for the movie Her]
- ICG: Ocean’s 8
- ELLE China: Sophia Amoruso
- Harper’s Bazaar Australia: Starting Again
- Meet Your Post-Pandemic AI Co-Worker
- Beyond Limits Brings Space AI to Earth
- Your AI Assistant for Global Diplomacy
- Evolutionary Computational AI – the Next Wave
“As a Contributing Writer for PCMag.com since 2014, S.C. Stuart has encountered robots big and small, put artificial intelligences to the test (and lived to tell the tale), looked to the skies with NASA astronauts and investigated how next-gen tech will, hopefully, improve life here on Earth.”
CHLOE ALBANESIUS, EXECUTIVE EDITOR, PCMag
“S.C. is a terrific technical advisor for anything featuring The Future, including AI, robots and more.”
KURT ALBRECHT, PRODUCER, SONY PICTURES ANIMATION’S ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED FEATURE “THE MITCHELLS vs THE MACHINES”
“S.C. Stuart was an invaluable part of our freelance creative team during the pandemic – working on essential materials for our virtual humans strategy, demonstrating a deep knowledge of technology, pushing the company’s thinking and helping us achieve important milestones.”
ERICA WICLANDER BRENAN, ADVISOR, THE AI FOUNDATION
“Sophia Stuart is a thoughtful, considered, and polished writer – it was a pleasure talking through my ideas and seeing them translated into well-crafted collateral.”
NICO BOSSI, FOUNDER, THE EXCHANGE VENTURES
“I highly recommend working with S.C. Stuart as a ghostwriter – especially if you’re in an investment round and crafting your pitch for venture capitalists. S.C. transmitted my ideas, turning them into highly-researched articles, swiftly and accurately.”
KATHY LEAKE, FOUNDER/CEO, CRUX INTELLIGENCE
“As a journalist, S.C. Stuart performed extensive interviews with our scientists and management team, thoroughly understood our technology and business model – then extrapolated a futuristic vision.”
CHRIS HANSON, CHAIRPERSON, AROMYX
“As a writer-for-hire, Sophia Stuart took our in-depth trend reports and research and turned them into excellent foresight articles which drove deep engagement and plenty of buzz.”
JANET SIROTO, MANAGING DIRECTOR, FAITH POPCORN’S BRAINRESERVE
“SC has all the traits that make a writer/journalist incredible – a genuine sense of curiosity, the ability to listen well and ask interesting questions, and a gift for connecting with and gently drawing stories out of just about anyone.”
DAYO FASHORO, JD, VP, COALESCENCE ENTERTAINMENT FOUNDATION
“Having S.C. as a corporate content writer was great – I miss our conversations. Working with someone who got my voice, understood the challenges of being a technology executive, and delivered great copy was a game-changer.”
JONATHAN KAY, FOUNDER/CEO, APPTOPIA