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“Most people don’t drown because they can’t swim. They drown because they panic.”


Niki Christoff has earned a reputation for capably guiding organizations and individuals through high-stakes press and public policy moments. She specializes in emerging technology, crisis management, and all things D.C. 


Niki is the founder and CEO of Christoff & Co., a Washington-based boutique consultancy. Before launching her own firm, she drove front-page press and government relations strategies at Salesforce, Uber, and Google. Previously, she served as a policy aide on Senator John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign. Her corporate governance experience includes an independent director seat on the board of cannabis retailer MedMen (CSE: MMEN). In 2019, Fortune magazine recognized her as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Politics. 

After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard College, Niki earned a J.D. at Harvard Law School. She began her career as a litigator and remains active in the D.C. Bar Association.

A seasoned keynote speaker, Niki’s candid approach makes her an in-demand voice on tech, media, and policy trends. She regularly headlines strategic planning sessions and high-profile industry events. Niki is an engaging panel moderator, having honed her interviewing skills through her popular biweekly podcast, Tech’ed Up.

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Cato Institute

September 7th, 2023: Staying Ahead of the Curve: Crypto Regulation and Competitiveness

SXSW 2023 Panel

"The Impact of Regulatory Threats on the Innovation Economy"

Unfinished Live

The End of Tech Feudalism: Rethinking the Internet's Balance of Power

CES Panel

"Crypto Aftershocks: What's Next? "

CES Panel

"Crypto Aftershocks, What's Next?"

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