What We Do

The Audienci Group is a strategic communications agency helping technology businesses navigate the increasingly complex media and social media environments to tell your story to the right people, in the right context to build and enhance trust with all your audiences.


Concise, differentiated and compelling messages drive your story, making your audiences pay attention and want to engage with your company.

Public Relations

The core of an integrated marketing program, earned media establishes message credibility with audiences, enhancing and accelerating the efficacy of other marketing communications activities.

Social Media

The fastest and most personal way of engaging with audiences, social media makes businesses, products and services easier to discover, enhances brand trust and provides a conduit for putting important content in front of the right people.

Analyst & Influencer Relations

Making sure the most influential people upon whom decisions makers in your markets rely are well informed about your business, technology and competitive advantages.

Brand Leadership

Audienci is expert in positioning companies as market leaders, executives as industry evangelists, depositioning competitors and earning clients more than their fair share of media attention.


Meaningful data that reflect the impact of strategic communications on business goals and objectives, providing a better way to measure the return on marketing investment.


Meet Our Team Leaders

John Sidline

John Sidline

With experience as both a PR agency executive and as a client, John has learned how to make the big ideas and best practices world of PR agencies thrive within the budget and results driven world of corporate marketing. Beginning his PR career in entertainment and personality publicity, John was also recognized as a political strategist and campaign innovator before settling into high tech PR more than 20 years ago. John has spoken at PR industry events such as the PRSA International Conference, and often writes about media relations, PR metrics and social media.

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns
Executive Vice President

Melissa leads the media relations and launch strategy practices at Audienci. Melissa has a long track record of leading award-winning comms teams for a diverse range of companies and technologies, and created successful media relations campaigns in challenging environments. Her work has earned her recognition from the Business Marketing Association, League of American Communications Professionals, Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals and the Public Relations Society of America, among others.

John Giddings

John Giddings
Executive Vice President

John has worked closely with reporters, analysts and other influencers in securing PR results that move the needle on business objectives at companies ranging from boot-strapped start-ups to Fortune 100 heavyweights. John possesses an innate ability to understand even the most complex technologies. His varied technology background includes software, big-iron hardware, broadband, video technologies and services, and semiconductors. John is also the only Audienci team member who helped a client win a technology Emmy.

Stacy Sidline

Stacy Sidline
Vice President of Finance & Administration

Maintaining agency operations in three states and working with clientele headquartered in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North and South America is the responsibility of Stacy Sidline, one of the co-founders of Audienci. Named the “Grammar Sheriff” by her Audienci colleagues, Stacy oversees Audienci’s editorial services, which reviews every client document before it is made public. Her corporate career began at Bain & Company in San Francisco.  Before co-founding Audienci. Stacy managed curriculum development at Oracle's extensive College of Sales corporate training unit.


A Small Sample of Companies for Whom We’ve Led PR

Cohere Technologies
Infinite Convergence
Kimera Systems
Lattice Semiconductor
Ossia wireless power
Redline Communications
RGB Networks

Case Studies

Ossia CEO Hatem Zeine presents his Cota technology

Launching Disruption from the Stage at Disrupt


Keep CALM and Use Public Relations


Redline Communications: Striking Oil With PR

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Updated on 2016-04-16T03:30:35+00:00, by John Sidline.