Niki Christoff is the founder and CEO of Christoff & Co., a Washington-based boutique consultancy that advises clients on public policy, political strategy, messaging, and media relations. Her expertise lies in navigating complex policy issues, building strong relationships, and driving meaningful change in the tech industry.
Niki is the President of the Emerging Tech Alliance, a non-profit that educates the public, advances constructive dialogue around policymaking, and conducts communications campaigns to champion emerging tech. She is an active investor in early-stage tech companies and hosts a bi-weekly podcast, Tech’ed Up, that features zippy interviews with high-profile guests across tech, politics, and journalism.
Niki managed front-page press and public policy moments for more than a decade at Silicon Valley companies, including Salesforce, Uber, and Google. She honed her Beltway expertise (and nerves of steel) as a policy aide on Senator John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign. She has served as an independent director on the board of a publicly traded company, MedMen, and is an outside advisor to Graphika and Prescient Applied Intelligence. She has earned a reputation in the tech industry as a straight-talking strategist who leads with curiosity and candor.
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. In 2019 Fortune magazine recognized Niki as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Politics.