About Us


About Our Principal

VR Communications’ principal is Anna van Raaphorst-Johnson: writer, editor, teacher, and linguist.

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Anna has done extensive writing on technical, scientific, historic, and educational topics. She has had broad experience in the high-tech industry and educational organizations as employee, consultant, contractor, and pro-bono volunteer.

Anna has a BA in German with a minor in history/political science from UCLA and an MA in linguistics from Stanford University.

Her post-graduate education includes data science and analytics; web design and technology; localization; and language study of German, Spanish, Dutch, and English as a second language. She has a certificate in genealogy from Salt Lake Community College, and is working on a certificate in teaching English as a second language at UCLA.

For a number of years she has volunteered as a researcher and cataloger at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, and at a number of archaeological and paleontological sites in California and the U.S. Mountain States.

In her spare time Anna enjoys active sports, photography, travel, and researching and writing about family history.

To contact Anna: avanraaphorst@gmail.com

For more information: Anna’s LinkedIn profile

About VR Communications LLC

VR Communications was incorporated in California in 1995, and re-registered in 2016 as a limited liability company.

We’re based in the San Francisco Bay Area, but we also work with clients in other geographies, including outside the United States.