Global Music Artist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
will.i.am is a multi-faceted entertainer, producer and creative innovator who has been recognized by seven Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award and a CLIO Award. During BritWeek 2015, UK Trade and Investment named him Entrepreneur of the Year for his leadership as Founder & Chief Executive Officer of i.am.plus. i.am.plus is the developer of the PULS, the first smart band device with an onboard, untethered mobile phone capability. Fusing the worlds of technology and fashion, will.i.am is a founding shareholder in Beats Electronics; the Creator of EKOCYCLE, a sustainable fashion and accessories brand in conjunction with partner The Coca-Cola Company; and, Co-creator & Partner in ill.i Optics eyewear. He also serves as Chief Creative Officer of 3D Systems. As a passionate advocate for STEM/STEAM education, will.i.am operates STEM-focused after-school and college scholarship programs via his i.am.angel Foundation. To learn more, please visit www.iamangelfoundation.org and http://will.i.am.