Paul Imura has a proven track record driving profitable growth at Fortune 500 and global mortgage services companies. With over 25-years in the mortgage industry, he has held senior leadership positions in marketing, product development, risk management, finance, technology, analytics and business development at global organizations such as ISGN, Accenture, GE, AIG and Allstate. Imura has a deep understanding of housing finance in U.S. and international markets including Asia, Europe and South America. He has designed numerous profitable mortgage products with a focus on borrower safety and security, especially for first time homebuyers. Prior to the housing crisis, Imura made an insightful prediction at the 2005 Mortgage Lending Diversity Conference on pending problems from risky mortgage products mismatched to borrowers based on a mathematical framework.
Imura is currently the Chief Marketing Officer of ISGN Corporation and President of ISGN Solutions Inc. where he is responsible for marketing, product innovation, solutions architecture and growth initiatives. Since 2012, he has driven transformational changes at ISGN such earning numerous industry awards for innovation (like the Mortgage Technology Release of the Year) and market leadership, as well as growing brand awareness.
Imura currently serves on the Board of Directors for ISGN and has also served on the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) board, a nationwide trade association focused on improving homeownership rates. Imura currently advises new lending platforms such as Solution Lending Services as a board advisor to areas of product innovation with a balance against risk management.
Imura holds a degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and is an Accredited Mortgage Professional from the School of Mortgage Banking. He is also certified in Six Sigma by GE’s Quality program. Imura currently resides in Cary, North Carolina with his wife Karen and has two sons who attend the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.