“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 weekly podcast, Tech’ed Up.