Tannese Williams

Pantone / Product Manager of Fashion, Home + interiors

As the Product Manager for Fashion Home and Interiors (FHI) at Pantone, Tannese brings over 20 years of invaluable experience from the fashion industry specializing in fabric, product and color development, color trend analysis and branding.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Textile Technology from the prestigious Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science now Jefferson University, an MBA with a Marketing concentration from Philadelphia University, equipping her with a comprehensive understanding of branding and the power of storytelling. Tannese commitment to professional growth is evident in her most recent Product Management Certification from Cornell University furthering her skill sets.

Beyond her professional achievements, Tannese possesses a profound passion for color education. She recognizes the pivotal role that color plays in design, as it has the ability to evoke emotions, shape narratives, and create unforgettable experiences.

Tannese firmly believes that color transcends boundaries, ignites imagination, and inspires change, making it a critical element for the current and future generations of designers and creatives.

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