Founder, Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer | IW Group

Bill Imada is Founder, Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer of the IW Group (formerly Imada Wong Communications Group), a full-service communications firm that specializes in the growing multicultural markets in the United States. With more than 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations, advertising and training, Bill and his company represent some of the top global and domestic brands, including American Airlines, Bank of the West/BNP Paribas, Coca-Cola, Comcast, eBayIndia, Farmers Insurance, Jurlique, Kaiser Permanente, McDonald’s, MetLife, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Southern California Edison, Verizon, Walmart Stores, Walt Disney Imagineering, Warner Bros. Pictures, Wells Fargo, Whole Foods and others.

Bill is active in the community and devotes a countless number of hours to pro bono services. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment, Advertising Educational Foundation, Asian Business Association, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, the California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce, Center for Asian American Media, and the LAGRANT Foundation, and is an advisor to the American Cancer Society, Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund, Asian Professional Exchange, Asian Real Estate Association of America, Asian American Justice Center and National Association of Asian American Professionals. Bill strongly believes that all successful business and civic leaders should be engaged in community service.

Bill is an active blogger and writer. He currently blogs for Advertising Age and has served as a guest writer for magazines and newspapers throughout the country.