Ryan Stoner

Member Since 2012

Ryan Stoner

Principal & Head of Strategy


Los Angeles Area

Ryan Stoner is currently Principal & Head of Strategy of Dendro (https://wearedendro.com). Ryan is a natural-born entrepreneur with a breadth of experience ranging from building consumer brands like HP and T-Mobile, to leading entertainment campaigns including the Academy Awards and Eminem, to launching two of his own startups. Highlights of his career include various high-profile branding initiatives from driving the brand development of many big brands including Academy Awards, Activision, HP, and Microsoft among others to launching two startups (MoPix and Switchcam).  Ryan is often the go-to person for advice on building effective brands with the best messaging, growth strategies, startup tips, and introductions.  Outside of work, Ryan is a mentor for several startups, exploring his passion for adventure through scuba diving, travel, CrossFit, and being a dad.


  • Brand Building
  • Advertising
  • Consulting


August 19th, 2021

12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Writing Your Company's Mission Statement

August 11th, 2021

12 Essential Tips for Launching a Successful Company Rebrand

August 9th, 2021

Wellness Over Work: How The Pandemic Changed Lifestyling And How Brands Can Make The Most Of It

If people are changing their priorities and lifestyles, brands must change their strategies and tactics, as well.

July 12th, 2021

15 Tips to Make Meetings More Efficient and Useful

One of the most common complaints in the business world is about being forced to attend unnecessary meetings. Nobody wants to sit through an in-person meeting or video conference to hear things that could have instead been summed up in an email message. To help business leaders run more purposeful meetings, we asked 15 members of Young Entrepreneur Council to share their best tips for how to make meetings more efficient and useful.



Dendro is a creative growth partner for ambitious leaders. We help companies and brands find purpose in their work, products, and business. We guide them to better ways to create, operate, and communicate. Our mission is to be a partner for more ambitious possibilities. We help leaders apply creativity to every part of their business – reframing what’s possible in order to invent new approaches, take meaningful actions and unlock smarter, bolder solutions. We’ve partnered with established brands like The Home Depot, Publix, SharkNinja, and Mizuno and startups launching a new brand to solve problems big and small.


  • Brand Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Advertising


Marketing & Advertising