Sofia is a data scientist on the Navigation Data team, where she helps develop algorithms for Mapbox’s navigation product.

Before Mapbox, Sofia was a Lead Data Scientist at Upside Travel, where she built systems for optimizing inventory presentation and pricing, worked on predicting demand for travel purchases, and tried to keep the office plants alive. Prior to that, she has worked in economic consulting, ran a data team at a startup that helped connect small businesses with vendors, and even spent some time teaching analytics and data visualization. She holds a BS in Economics/Statistics from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MS in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University.

When she’s not working, Sofia can often be found attending fusion dance events, reading popular science magazines, or trying to pet all the office dogs.