Simon Tam joined I-MAK as the Director of Communications in 2023. He is an internationally recognized thought leader in nonprofit communications, civil liberties, and civic engagement who has been profiled in thousands of media features across 125+ countries, including: the New York Times, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, BBC World News, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
As the recipient of the Mark T. Banner award from the American Bar Association, the Hugh M Hefner First Amendment Award, and Ovation Lifetime Achievement Award, Simon may be best known for winning a landmark case at the Supreme Court of the United States in 2017. His memoir was named “One of the Best Books on the Constitution of All Time” by BookAuthority and was an editor’s choice from the LA Times Review and Washington Post books.
As a communications expert, Simon has earned numerous accolades for his work, raising the profile of numerous nonprofit organizations and social causes. Simon proactively seeks social change through policy development and has helped pass bi-partisan legislation in multiple states, with a particular focus on reforming inequitable systems.