Sophie Madej

Program Coordinator


Sophie joined the Innovation Lab as Program Coordinator in November, 2010. Prior to that, she served as Knowledge Manager for the Institute for Learning, a project at the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Research and Development Center. Her background is in Library and Information Science with a concentration in archives & records management, and a particular interest in the ways organizations manage their knowledge and information assets in the digital environment.

Innovator in Residence Week: Alexis Lloyd

photo: Matt Boggie / The New York TimesWith generous funding from USC alumni Dr. Mitchell & Deena Lew, the Annenberg...

Football fans rate social connection and pride over entertainment during engagement, finds study

A new global study into how fans around the world engage in their passion for sport and entertainment has revealed...

USC Annenberg Innovation Lab Debates East Versus West Coast Transmedia

Leaders from USC Annenberg’s Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL) convened Wednesday, June 4 to discuss transmedia and the ways it differs...

Tablets unleash create-it-yourself spirit

Free and affordable apps that allow tablet users to edit photos, draw and paint, make music, create films and so...

USC Annenberg aims to predict digital future through The Edison Project

USC Annenberg Innovation Lab initiative proposes that the next wave of economic growth will come from imagination and creativityMove over,...

Geek Speaks: The Uses (and Abuses) of Science Fiction

From its conception, science fiction was a genre which has encouraged speculation at the limits of known science, sometimes in...

Development center for tech start-ups launches in Los Angeles

Our 2013 CRUNCH winner "Connu" takes advantage of mentorship, resources and more from Bixel Exchange, a small-business development center focusing...

Annenberg Innovation Lab Research Study Demonstrates Relationship Between Online Advertising & Pirated Film, Music And Video Content

The Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California released the fifth monthly report (The USC Annenberg Lab Advertising...

How Crisis Connection could help journalists

The app, which has been prototyped, will aim to give citizens a platform to share important information in a crisis,...

Google, David Lowery and the BPI talk ad-funded piracy

The topic of ad-funded piracy has been increasingly prominent in recent months, with musician David Lowery, Beggars Group founder Martin...