Keynotes

Peter Korn

Peter Korn

Director of Accessibility, Amazon Devices and Services
Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft
Rachel Patterson

Rachel Patterson

Director of Disability Policy, Domestic Policy Council, The White House
Jutta Treviranus, Ph.D.

Jutta Treviranus, Ph.D.

Chair, ASC Standard Committee and Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC), OCAD University

Featured Speakers

H.E. Ambassador Luis Gallegos Chiriboga

H.E. Ambassador Luis Gallegos Chiriboga

President, GIA Foundation, G3ict Chair of the Board & UNITAR Chair, Board of Trustees
The Honorable U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass)

The Honorable U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass)

Inmaculada Placencia Porrero

Inmaculada Placencia Porrero

Sr. Expert in Disability and Inclusion, D-G Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission

Session Chairs

Tomer Aharoni

Tomer Aharoni

CEO, Nagish (Excused)
Lisette Arocha, CPWA

Lisette Arocha, CPWA

Accessibility & Inclusive Design Senior Manager, Products & Technology, PwC
Jennison Asuncion

Jennison Asuncion

Co-Founder, Global A11y Awareness Day & Vice-Chair, GAAD Foundation
Matt Ater

Matt Ater

Vice President, TPGi, A Vispero Company
Everette Bacon

Everette Bacon

VP of Blindness Initiatives, Aira Technologies & NFB
David Banes

David Banes

Access and Inclusion
Victor Calise

Victor Calise

Director, Global Culture, Equity and Inclusion, Walmart
Francesca Cesa Bianchi

Francesca Cesa Bianchi

VP, Institutional Relations & Advocacy, G3ict
Bill Curtis-Davidson

Bill Curtis-Davidson

Co-Director, PEAT
Pina D’Intino, CPACC

Pina D’Intino, CPACC

Sr. Accessibility Adviser, Strategist and Business Implementation, Aequum Global Access Inc.
Daniella Decker

Daniella Decker

Independent Consultant
Caroline Desrosiers

Caroline Desrosiers

Founder & CEO, Scribely
Sam Evans

Sam Evans

Certification Manager, IAAP
Lainey Feingold

Lainey Feingold

Disability Rights Lawyer and Author, Law Office of Lainey Feingold
Geoff Freed

Geoff Freed

Director, Digital Accessibility Consulting, Perkins Access
Larry Goldberg

Larry Goldberg

Accessible Media and Technology Consultant
Klaus Hoeckner

Klaus Hoeckner

Managing Director, Austrian Association for the Blind and Low Vision
Shilpi Kapoor

Shilpi Kapoor

Founder & CEO, BarrierBreak
AnnMarie Killian

AnnMarie Killian

CEO, TDIforAccess, Inc.
Christopher Land

Christopher Land

Sr. Accessibility Technical Program Manager, Oracle
Axel Leblois

Axel Leblois

President & CEO, G3ict
Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

VP & Managing Director, G3ict/IAAP
Sabine Lobnig

Sabine Lobnig

Director of Communications, Mobile & Wireless Forum
Mike May

Mike May

Navigation Technology Advisor, APH
Andrew Nielson

Andrew Nielson

Government-wide Section 508 Program, GSA
Rachel Paul

Rachel Paul

Membership Service & Outreach Manager, IAAP
Greg Pollock

Greg Pollock

VP, Business Development, CSD
Sonali Rai

Sonali Rai

Media, Culture and Immersive Technologies Lead, RNIB
Brian Scarpelli

Brian Scarpelli

Senior Global Policy Counsel, ACT | The App Association
Rob Sinclair

Rob Sinclair

Global Head of Accessibility, Atlassian
Karen Strauss

Karen Strauss

National Disability Advocate and Historian
Alison Sutton Levy

Alison Sutton Levy

Director, Office of Technical and Information Services, U.S. Access Board
Katy Talikowska

Katy Talikowska

CEO, Valuable 500
James Thurston

James Thurston

Accessible Digital Transformation Lead, Norh America, Atos
Theresa Vaughan

Theresa Vaughan

Research Scientist, NCAN; G3ict/NeuroAbilities Advisory Council Chair
Christian Vogler, Ph.D.

Christian Vogler, Ph.D.

Director, Technology Access Program Gallaudet University
Mark Walker

Mark Walker

Head of Marketing and Porfolio, AbilityNet
Frances West

Frances West

Founder, FrancesWestCo

Session Speakers

Shadi Abou-Zahra

Shadi Abou-Zahra

Principal Accessibility Standards and Policy Manager, Amazon Devices and Services
Eyra Abraham

Eyra Abraham

Certified Auditor (FHCA) – Disability Inclusion & Accessibility, ForHumanity
Iyad Abu Doush, Ph.D.

Iyad Abu Doush, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Research and Grants, Professor, American University of Kuwait
Monica Ackermann

Monica Ackermann

Head of Accessibility, Scotiabank
Wendy Adams

Wendy Adams

Senior Design Consultant, Sorenson
Manish Agrawal

Manish Agrawal

Co-Founder, IAccessible, Inc.
Ramses Alcaide, Ph.D.

Ramses Alcaide, Ph.D.

CEO, Neurable
Gary Aussant

Gary Aussant

Director, Digital Accessibility Consulting, Perkins Access
Jonathan Avila, CPWA

Jonathan Avila, CPWA

Chief Accessibility Officer, Level Access
Robert Baker

Robert Baker

Organizational Workplace Programs, G3ict/IAAP
Dylan Barrell

Dylan Barrell

CTO, Deque Systems
Zach Bastian

Zach Bastian

Manager, Strategic Alliances, Verizon
Alexandra Bennewith

Alexandra Bennewith

VP, Government Relations, United Spinal Association
Howard Berke

Howard Berke

President & CEO, Enabled Interactive Technologies
David Berman, CPACC, CPWA, ADS

David Berman, CPACC, CPWA, ADS

President, David Berman Communications
Seth Bravin

Seth Bravin

National Sr. Executive, Accessibility Government & Business Strategy, T-Mobile
Ben Breen

Ben Breen

@SightlessKombat
Judy Brewer

Judy Brewer

Assistant Director for Accessibility, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Jason Broughton

Jason Broughton

NLS, U.S. Library of Congress
Mike Buckley

Mike Buckley

Chairman and CEO, Be My Eyes
Diane Burstein

Diane Burstein

Deputy Chief, CGB, FCC
Sawyer Burton

Sawyer Burton

Front-End Application Developer, INNoVA
Stephanie Cadieux

Stephanie Cadieux

Chief Accessibility Officer of Canada
Andrea Campos

Andrea Campos

CX Director, Claro Brasil
Ryan Carrier

Ryan Carrier

Executive Director & Founder, ForHumanity
Sambhavi Chandrashekar, Ph.D., CPACC

Sambhavi Chandrashekar, Ph.D., CPACC

IAAP GLC Member; Global Accessibility Lead, D2L
Siddhant Chothe

Siddhant Chothe

Co-Founder, TekVsion
Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper

Web Accessibility Technical Strategist
Becky Copeland

Becky Copeland

CEO, VTCSecure
Ernie Crawford

Ernie Crawford

CEO, Crawford Technologies
Alex Dunn

Alex Dunn

Founder and CEO, Cephable
Julie Eshleman

Julie Eshleman

Assistive Technology UX Researcher, Leonard Cheshire
René Espinoza Jimenez

René Espinoza Jimenez

Founder and CEO, Lazarillo
Agustín Esposito-Vigíl

Agustín Esposito-Vigíl

Accessibility Manager, Netflix
Mary Fernandez

Mary Fernandez

Director of Disability Inclusion, Cisco Systems
Stephen Framil

Stephen Framil

Corporate Global Head of Accessibility, Merck & Co. Inc.
Daniel Frank, MSCS, MBA, CPWA

Daniel Frank, MSCS, MBA, CPWA

IAAP GLC
Robert Gaunt, CPACC

Robert Gaunt, CPACC

President, Canadian National Institute of the Blind
Sherman Gillums, Jr.

Sherman Gillums, Jr.

Director, Office of Disability Integration and Coordination, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. DHS
Dan Goldstein, Esq.

Dan Goldstein, Esq.

Founding Partner (retired), Brown, Goldstein & Levy; IAAP DI&AC Program Founder
Caitlin Grogan

Caitlin Grogan

Co-Lead, Accessibility, Sprout Social
Kevin Grogg

Kevin Grogg

Assistive Technologies Service Owner, EY
Doug Hacker

Doug Hacker

Director of Product Accessibility, Pearson
Peter Hackes

Peter Hackes

Founder, Performedia
Patrick Hall

Patrick Hall

NIST AI RMF Contributor & Assistant Professor, GWU
Lise Hamlin

Lise Hamlin

Director, Public Policy, HLAA
Sandy Hanebrink

Sandy Hanebrink

Executive Director, Touch the Future, Inc.
Chandra Harrison, Ph.D.

Chandra Harrison, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Access Advisors
Emily Hartman

Emily Hartman

General Manager, Allianz Partners USA
Karen Hawkins, CPACC

Karen Hawkins, CPACC

Principal of Accessible Design, Level Access (Excused)
Christine Hemphill

Christine Hemphill

Founder and Managing Director, Open Inclusion
Eve Hill

Eve Hill

Partner, Brown, Goldstein & Levy
Stephen Irish

Stephen Irish

Business Services Manager, INNoVA
Jenna Issary

Jenna Issary

Producer, Live and Interactive Audiodescription, Descriptive Video Works
Peter Jarvis

Peter Jarvis

Senior Executive VP, Storm Interface
Mitali Kamat

Mitali Kamat

Manager, Accessibility and Inclusive Design, Products and Technology, PwC
Shane Kanady

Shane Kanady

G3ict Senior Fellow
Karthik Kannan

Karthik Kannan

Co-Founder and CTO, Envision
Charan Karusala

Charan Karusala

Data Analyst, INNoVA
Andrew Kirkpatrick

Andrew Kirkpatrick

Director, Accessibility, Adobe Systems
Ayan Kishore

Ayan Kishore

CEO, Benetech
Regina “Gina” Kline

Regina “Gina” Kline

Founder and Managing Partner, Enabled Ventures
Naeem Komeilipoor

Naeem Komeilipoor

Founder and CTO, AAVAA
Kelsey Koupal

Kelsey Koupal

User Experience Researcher, AURC, Shepherd Center
Jhillika Kumar

Jhillika Kumar

Founder & CEO, Mentra
Sandy Lacey

Sandy Lacey

Executive Director, Howe Innovation Center, Perkins School for the Blind
Hannes J. Lagrelius

Hannes J. Lagrelius

Program Officer, Global Program for Inclusive & Accessible Urban Development, WBU
Jamie Lassner

Jamie Lassner

Executive Director, Accessibility Accelerator
Susanna Laurin, CPACC

Susanna Laurin, CPACC

IAAP GLC Honorary Chair & EU Representative
Marshall Law

Marshall Law

Co-Founder & Business Development, Rivalry Tech
Shawn Lawton Henry

Shawn Lawton Henry

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Program Lead, W3C/MIT
Veronica Lennon

Veronica Lennon

Senior Communications Specialist, American Institutes of Research (AIR)
Anil Lewis

Anil Lewis

Executive Director, Jernigan Institute, NFB
Mohammed Loutfy, Ph.D., CPACC

Mohammed Loutfy, Ph.D., CPACC

Director, Capacity Building and Advocacy, G3ict
Jerome D. Lyons

Jerome D. Lyons

Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Defense, Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program
Jacque Madison

Jacque Madison

Director of Product Accessibility, Accenture
Chaithanya Mamidoju

Chaithanya Mamidoju

Accessibility Lead, TracFone Brands - Verizon Value Org
Jennifer Mathis

Jennifer Mathis

Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. DOJ
Luis Mauch

Luis Mauch

Co-Founder, Beplay
Susan Mazrui

Susan Mazrui

Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T
Irene Mbari-Kirika

Irene Mbari-Kirika

Founder and Executive Director, inABLE
Mark McCusker

Mark McCusker

Chair, GLC, IAAP
Idan Meir

Idan Meir

Co-Founder & CEO, RightHear
Josh Mendelsohn

Josh Mendelsohn

Designated Federal Officer, Disability Advisory Committee, and Attorney, Disability Rights Office, FCC
Charlie Merritt

Charlie Merritt

Co-Founder & VP, Business Development, Stalwart COM; Nerve Gaming; @QuadCapable
Eduardo Meza-Etienne

Eduardo Meza-Etienne

Principal Accessibility SME, Level Access
Josh Miller

Josh Miller

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, 3Play Media
Mark Miller

Mark Miller

Director of Sales, TPGi, A Vispero Company
Neil Milliken

Neil Milliken

VP – Global Head of Accessibility & Digital Inclusion, Atos
Alejandro Moledo del Rio

Alejandro Moledo del Rio

Deputy Director, European Disability Forum
Yashar Moradbakhti

Yashar Moradbakhti

CEO, Lingio
Cat Noone

Cat Noone

CEO & Co-Founder, Stark (Excused)
David O’Neill

David O’Neill

Technical Fellow, Vispero
Ike Ofobike

Ike Ofobike

DRO Attorney Advisor, CGB, FCC
Mike Paciello

Mike Paciello

Founder, WebABLE
Christopher Patnoe

Christopher Patnoe

Head of Accessibility and Disability Inclusion, EMEA, Google
Sachin Dev Pavithran, Ph.D.

Sachin Dev Pavithran, Ph.D.

Executive Director, U.S. Access Board
Nir Pechuk

Nir Pechuk

CEO, Extentek
Tom Pey, Ph.D.

Tom Pey, Ph.D.

CEO & Founder, Waymap (Excused)
Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips

Director, Technology Strategy and Relationships, AARP
Alwar Pillai

Alwar Pillai

CEO & Co-Founder, Fable
Federico Batista Poitier

Federico Batista Poitier

Accessibility Policy Officer, UCLG
Bianca Prins

Bianca Prins

Global Head of Accessibility, ING
Clark Rachfal

Clark Rachfal

Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs, ACB
Craig Radford

Craig Radford

Co-Founder, 360 Empower
Mary Rainer-Skala

Mary Rainer-Skala

Director, Special Initiatives, IAAP
Gautam Rao, CPWA

Gautam Rao, CPWA

Global Head of Accessibility, EY
Theresa Reno-Weber

Theresa Reno-Weber

COO & President for North America, GoodMaps
William Reuschel

William Reuschel

Inclusive Design Practice Lead, Applause
Michal Rimon

Michal Rimon

CEO, Access Israel (Excused)
Philip Rizcallah, P. Eng

Philip Rizcallah, P. Eng

CEO, Accessibility Standards Canada
Rylin Rodgers

Rylin Rodgers

Disability Policy Advisor, Microsoft Accessibility
Stacey Romero, CPACC

Stacey Romero, CPACC

Senior Manager Accessibility, Spectrum
Howard A. Rosenblum

Howard A. Rosenblum

CEO, NAD
Marcie Roth

Marcie Roth

Executive Director and CEO, World Institute on DIsability (WID)
Rebecca Roussell

Rebecca Roussell

Senior VP DEI Communications, Current Global
Will Schell

Will Schell

Deputy Chief, Disability Rights Office, CGB, FCC
Susan Scott-Parker, OBE, HonD

Susan Scott-Parker, OBE, HonD

Founder, Business Disability International
Saqib Shaikh

Saqib Shaikh

Software Engineering Manager, Project Lead for Seeing AI, Microsoft
Arielle Silverman, Ph.D.

Arielle Silverman, Ph.D.

Director of Research, AFB
Ariel Simms

Ariel Simms

President and CEO, RespectAbility
Rick Smith

Rick Smith

Director of Business Development, Elo Touch Solutions
Sara Smolley

Sara Smolley

Co-Founder & VP, Strategic Partnerships, Voiceitt
Tim Springer

Tim Springer

CEO, Level Access
Johanna Steiner

Johanna Steiner

Senior Learning & Business Development Manager, Lingvano
Chas Steinmetz

Chas Steinmetz

SVP, Digital Accessibility, PNC Financial Services
John Sullivan

John Sullivan

G3ict Senior Fellow and Advisor
Ed Summers

Ed Summers

Head of Accessibility, GitHub
Greg Suprock

Greg Suprock

Head of Solutions Architecture, Apex CoVantage
Jonathan Thurston

Jonathan Thurston

Director of Digital Accessibility, Walmart
Aidan Tierney

Aidan Tierney

Lead Product Manager Accessibility, eBay
Maria Town

Maria Town

President & CEO, AAPD
Mark Urban

Mark Urban

CDC/ATSDR Accessibility Program Manager
Gregg Vanderheiden, Ph.D.

Gregg Vanderheiden, Ph.D.

Professor and Founder/Director Emeritus- Trace R&D Center, UMD iSchool, University of Maryland
Sabine Wachernig

Sabine Wachernig

Strategic Partnerships, Zero Project
Kevin White

Kevin White

Accessibility Technical Lead, W3C
Karen Williams, CPACC

Karen Williams, CPACC

Director, Accessibility Principal, TIAA
Thomas Wlodkowski

Thomas Wlodkowski

Vice President, Accessibility, Comcast
Hillary Wool

Hillary Wool

Principal, Boston Consulting Group
Lakshmi Ziskin

Lakshmi Ziskin

Sr. Product Manager, Prime Video Content Accessibility, Amazon

Innovation Sprint

Sue Cullen

Sue Cullen

Director of UD & ICT Accessibility, Tech for All, Inc.
David Fazio

David Fazio

President, Helix Opportunity

IAAP Workshops Speakers

Ashley Abaragu

Ashley Abaragu

Program Manager, Knowbility
Chad Chelius, ADS

Chad Chelius, ADS

Director of Training Solutions, CHAX Training and Consulting
Zachary Gadoury

Zachary Gadoury

Accessibility Specialist, Mobile Applications, Fidelity Investments
Jan McSorley, CPACC

Jan McSorley, CPACC

Collaborative Accessibility Change Leader, Accessibility Consultant 
Sharron Rush

Sharron Rush

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Knowbility
Jayne Schurick

Jayne Schurick

UX Researcher, Knowbility
Mark Steadman

Mark Steadman

Director, Software Engineering, Mobile Accessibility, Fidelity Investments