Imari has 20 years of experience in advertising, production, marketing and sales. He has the proven ability to identify market shifting trends and connect them to high-value business growth opportunities.
Currently the Founder & CEO of Bond & Play, a global creative, production and technology consultancy focused on building industry shifting platforms that has Media + Technology + Data + Content + Innovation at its’ core. Each designed to transform the future of consumer, brand, and business experiences across industries and markets.
Imari is a leading business executive in the esports and competitive video game industry and has produced and spoke at events around the world about the growing influence and power of the industry. Prior to launching Bond & Play, Imari, has built a reputation as a creative, strategic and cognitive thinker at companies including:
Endeavor (formerly WME | IMG) – Led sales and global partnerships for Esportssparks & honey – Led creative, foresight and cultural strategymcgarrybowen – Led agency innovation & product developmentGREY, BBDO, AKQA – Led digital production and delivery.
Imari’s personal goal is to visit every aquarium around the world.