Ryan Johnson

SVP / Group Director, Branded
RPA

Ryan Johnson has worn many hats throughout his 15 years in advertising. Leading teams in account management, digital strategy and media buying has provided him with a unique perspective for how he leads branded content at RPA. Ryan’s diverse background in the business combined with a creative eye helps him see connections in unexpected ways that create meaningful moments for brands. This has led to award winning work for some of the world’s most iconic brands, including P&G, Adidas, Honda, Acura, Clorox, Kashi and Miller Brewing Co.

Ryan is a self-described culture and technology geek. He’s most excited telling brand stories where these two worlds intersect. From the first branded live stream on the red carpet, to the first brand documentary on Amazon Prime, Ryan has created original brand programs within film, television, music, gaming and sports, and has helped connect brands to live events like The Grammys, Olympics, March Madness and League of Legends Championship Series.

Ryan brings a passion and drive for excellence to his work, always striving to deliver the best results for both his clients & content partners. His true measure of success is proving the incremental impact branded content programs have at delivering business results.

Ryan grew up in the Quincy, IL and graduated from The University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter, and their dog.

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