Christopher Long is President and CEO of Washington Resource Associates (WRA), and is a highly regarded public affairs strategist in Washington, DC. Since founding WRA in 1995, Mr. Long has built a successful practice advising clients on a broad range of issues while helping clients work effectively with government.
Mr. Long is a leader in building innovative and successful partnerships and coalitions, having founded or co-founded several of Washington's most respected policy forums, an industry trade association, and national grassroots campaigns. He is a founder of the Digital Dialogue Forum, Washington, DC's premiere technology roundtable, and the highly acclaimed Homeland Security Dialogue Forum, a collaborative forum that brings together industry and senior government officials to discuss critical homeland security issues.
As a long time Virginia resident, Mr. Long has worked with state leaders throughout the Commonwealth on technology policy matters. Most recently, he served as Chairman of Virginia Governor-elect Tim Kaine's Technology Policy Transition Committee. Mr. Long previously served on the I- GOV Advisory Committee for the General Assembly's Joint Committee on Technology and Science. Mr. Long is a founding member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council Political Action Committee (NVTC TECHPAC) and serves on the TECHPAC Board of Directors.more » « less