Senior Business Development Associate at Niantic
Sophia has 8+ years of experience in partnerships, operations and program management across the private, public and non-profit sectors in the US and abroad. She is currently working as a Senior Business Development Associate at Niantic, the original creators of Google Earth and Pokémon GO, where she manages key strategic partners and works on new business development initiatives.
Prior to Niantic, she founded a social enterprise, Five One Labs, which supports refugees and conflict affected entrepreneurs to start businesses in the Middle East. She has also worked extensively to improve women’s access to reproductive services in the US and East Africa.
Sophia holds a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from Sewanee. She is an outdoor enthusiast, who spends her free time white water rafting, hiking, fishing and camping with her nine year old New Mexican mutt pup.