TRANS4M is an invitation-only conference hosted by will.i.am and the i.am.angel Foundation that seeks out large, chronic problems and leverages collaborative efforts among businesses, non-profits, government, and community volunteers to accelerate new thinking and solutions.
Past conferences include: “TRANS4M 2013: TRANS4Ming America” which took place on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, California. The conference focused on teaming businesses, non-profits, volunteers, and new technologies together to drive positive change in communities across the United States through education, STEAM skills and training, and a focus on the wellness of the people who live there.
TRANS4M creator will.i.am and Brian David Johnson, Intel Futurist and TRANS4M joint Curator, presented an eclectic slate of speakers including former President of the United States Bill Clinton. Conference highlights also included a VIP breakfast gathering under the Space Shuttle Endeavor with remarks by Astronaut and NASA Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin.
TRANS4M speakers included :
Terry McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia
Antonio Villaraigosa, former Mayor, City of Los Angeles
Dr. Robert Ross, President & CEO, The California Endowment
Leland Melvin, Astronaut and NASA Associate Administrator for Education
Zora Ball, world’s youngest mobile app developer
Jack Dangermond, President, ESRI
Morad Fareed, Co-Founder, Delos
Bill Goodwyn, President & CEO, Discovery Education
Brian David Johnson, Futurist, Intel Corporation
Dean Kamen, inventor & entrepreneur, Deka Research; founder of FIRST
Bea Perez, Chief Sustainability Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Baratunde Thurston, author
This was the second year that will.i.am hosted his invitation-only conference, including 350 participants from industry, consumer brands, government and non-profits who convened to explore smarter ways to collaborate to drive community transformation.
Click here for TRANS4M Coverage from the Boyle Heights Beat.
i.am.angel Foundation Donor and Partner Recognition
We would like to thank our contributing donors and partners for their continued commitment to the success of our programs:
JP Morgan Chase, will.i.am, Emerson Collective, Rock Ventures, Ron Conway, Ron Burkle, Silicon Valley Family Foundation, Dassault Systemes, Dejoria Group, Elevate Ent., Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP, Live Nation, Nigro Karlin Segal Feldstein & Bolno, Rocketpop Management, Morgridge Family Foundation, The California Endowment, 3DS, Alexander Cole, Avi Reichental, Beatris Solis, Bill Price, BMG Chrysalis, Claudio Chiuchiarelli, Creative Artists Agency, David Bolno, Frank Torre, General Electric, Greg Cunningham, i.am Bizzy, Ignition Media, Jackmont Hospitality, Jerry Lundergan,Kathlyn Mead, Ken Hertz, Kind Snacks, Kuji Chahal, Live Nation, Maker Studios, Lockheed Martin, Marc Landsberg, Morad Fareed, Noah Goodhart, Paradigm Agency, PayPal, Polo Molina, Radj Fernando, Raytheon, Red Light Management, Salesforce, Sergio Mendes, Seth Friedman, Shoeline, Social Deviant, Target.