Nicole Tanzillo, Co-founder & COO
As Co-founder and COO of Ceresa, Tanzillo leads Product, Operations, and Marketing, focusing her energy on creating an engaging, high-impact end-to-end experience for Ceresa Mentees and Mentors. She also oversees all business operations, including ensuring alignment between Ceresa’s internal and external missions and building a company culture of meaning.
With a Computer Engineering degree from Texas A&M University, Tanzillo brings creativity and an analytical approach to execute on Ceresa’s mission of closing the global women’s leadership gap. Before joining Ceresa, she held several leadership roles at Spiceworks, including Vice President of Business Operations and Executive Director of Product Operations. With a passion for servant leadership, Nicole has succeeded throughout her career as a mentor, program director, and a keynote speaker. She currently lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and three children.
An accomplished and engaging public speaker, Nicole is available to share insights, data, and practical techniques on the topics of leadership, mentoring, intentional career management, and women in tech. From keynotes to panels to interactive workshops, she brings an authentic and credible approach to engage every audience (including executive leadership, employee resource groups, leadership and development cohorts and more).
A few upcoming and recent events:
- Con Mi Madre | Virtual Workshop “Leaders Need Help, Too” for Undergraduate Cohort | 11/19/19
- CG Basecamp 2019 | “Leadership Stories, or a Few Things I’ve Learned So Far…” for national leadership team | 11/8/19
- Keep Austin Agile | Agile Velocity Panel on Organizational Transformation | 10/4/19 (Austin)
- Atlassian | Building Strong Mentor / Mentee Relationships | 7/25/19 (Austin)
- Camp Gladiator | Workshop on Intentional Career Management for Leadership Team | 7/18/19 (Austin)
- Galvanize | Female Founders Roundtable | 6/20/19 (Austin)
- SHARE NOW | Panel on Leadership and Mentorship for the GROW NOW ERG | 6/19/19 (Austin)
Videos of past events can be found on Nicole’s LinkedIn profile.