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


November 24th, 2021

Leaving A Toxic Workplace? Eight Important Questions To Ask Yourself To Find A Better Fit

Leaving a toxic workplace situation can leave a lasting impression on an employee. Even if you investigate and a company seems to have a good workplace environment, it can be hard to fully ensure that you are stepping into a company that will treat you better. 

November 17th, 2021

Eight Risks You Might Not Know You're Taking As A New Business Owner

Every business that's been created was built by the entrepreneur taking some sort of risk. Some risks are obvious, such as taking out a large loan from a family member. Others are more subtle and harder to recognize as they're happening.

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



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