Ian Stone, president and chief experience officer, is responsible for building Respario into a leading digital signage solutions firm specializing in designing, developing, and managing digital place-based experiences that help clients get attention.
Respario’s solutions include technology support, content production, deployment services, ongoing support, maintenance, network infrastructure and a robust content library to allow customers to create strategic messaging in their locations delivered on flat-screen monitors.
Before founding Respario, Ian spent seven years with The Freeman Companies, North America’s largest tradeshow and special event service supplier, where he directed a sales resource team that was responsible for proposal response operations, strategic sales communications, and custom marketing deliverables for many successful campaigns.
He began his career with The Walt Disney Company, leading the organization’s presence at more than 1,000 trade shows and special events worldwide. During his tenure at Disney, Ian spearheaded numerous award-winning internal marketing programs and developed several face-to-face marketing campaigns for companies such as Lucent Technologies and 3M, utilizing Disney’s creative resources.