IIIJ Foundation is a 501c3 not-for-profit think tank that manages the i4j initiative, such as the i4j Innovation for Jobs Summit. IIIJ Foundation was created in 2007, commissioned by the tech elite as “The International Institute of Innovation Journalism”, serving the Innovation Journalism fellowship program at Stanford University.
The organization was formed to advance the understanding of innovation, involving programmatic activities domestically and internationally. IIIJ facilitates the discussion on innovation and the connection between the innovation economy and society. To begin discussion and plan on how we will disrupt unemployment, as technology and the rise of automation and outsourcing becomes more globally prevalent.