It’s not enough to create yet another brand in the marketplace. Ryan Pintado-Vertner believes we have to go beyond the basics to create brands with empathy, purpose and vision — brands that will bring more justice, regeneration, equity and wellness to the world.

Ryan is Founder & CEO at Smoketown, a boutique brand consultancy whose fractional CMO services and strategy practice helps mission-driven consumer brands maximize their growth and build more traction, all while having a transformative social and climate impact.