Sophi is equal parts engineer, playground ride designer, and artist. She currently works as the director of product at Hackaday where she builds partnerships that bring the hardware community closer together. Recent creative projects include a video short about the badgelife phenomenon, a politically focused (and anonymous) art installation, lighter-than-air tiny blimps, and two traveling adult sized sit-n-spins.

Previously as an engineer, she worked in battery and thin film solar research. She is very interested in climate related topics, but is disappointed with the lack of information available about where products begin at “the cradle”.  With the climate crisis requiring our full attention, Sophi is looking at the circular economy, sustainability, and how we can evaluate these topics.