Chris Hsiung joined the GSM Advisory Board in 2021! He serves as Police Chief of the Mountain View Police Department, located in Silicon Valley, California. He is an internationally recognized speaker and author on the topics of digital engagement strategy, crisis communications management, and adaptive policing leadership culture.
Over his 26 year career, Chris has held a variety of investigative, SWAT/tactical, and leadership roles, serving in every division in the organization . He is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Senior Executives in State and Local Government program and has a master’s degree in eBusiness Management from Notre Dame de Namur in Belmont, CA.
Chris also serves in several leadership positions on multiple boards, including committee member on the Int'l Assoc. Of Chiefs of Police Professional Standards, Ethics, and Image Committee, Chair of the California Police Chiefs Association Communications Committee, advisor for Government Social Media, and as board member on the Global Advisory Council for the Crisis Ready Institute. Previously, Chris served as president of the Government Social Media Membership Council, board member for the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center and two terms as a commissioner on the City of San Mateo Community Relations Commission.
You can follow him on Twitter @Chief_Hsiung or connect on LinkedIn.