Renowned for her expertise in high tech, Valerie Christopherson is the driving force behind GRC’s targeted communications strategies that attract world-class clients and dramatically enhance their market presence and performance on a global scale. Prior to founding GRC in 2005, she held key positions at QUALCOMM, Porter Novelli Convergence Group and other niche agencies in the mobile, telecom and technology sectors. Over a span of 20 years, she provided unparalleled counsel and campaign management resulting in successful public relations and social media programs for well-established Fortune 500 companies, trade associations and start-ups bringing first-of-its-kind innovation to commercial markets. She sits on several boards including Golden Rule Charity to guide communications and business strategies. An industry thought leader, she is frequently called upon to speak at regional and national events including PR News conferences, regional PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) conferences and Comm Week at her alma mater California State University, Fullerton (CSUF).