Nikki Tanis, president of Tanis Communications, has 20+ years experience creating and implementing a broad range of strategic communications and marketing programs. Most recently Nikki was corporate vice president, corporate marketing and communications at Spansion, Inc., a global, publicly traded Flash memory leader at the time, with $2.5 billion in revenue and over 9,000 employees. At Spansion Nikki led a team of 30 professionals worldwide, with responsibility for employee communications, product and corporate public relations, investor relations, marketing communications and events, web communications, corporate marketing and technical documentation.
Prior to Spansion, Nikki was president of Tanis Communications, Inc. During her first stint as agency president, Nikki led Tanis Communications to become a respected and fast growing Silicon Valley corporate marketing consultancy, serving a diverse set of high technology companies with a breadth of integrated communications and marketing services. Prior to Tanis Communications, Inc. Nikki was director of corporate communications at S3, Inc., a leader in graphics chips for the PC industry, and was advertising and PR manager for NEC Electronics, the U.S. semiconductor subsidiary of NEC Corporation. Nikki has also held communications positions at Precision Monolithics and Signetics.
Nikki holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in psychology from San Diego State University.