Our sincere thanks go to the following individuals and organizations for their input on the format and selection of topics of the M-Enabling Summit:

Advocacy and Influencers

  • Eric Bridges, President and CEO, American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
  • Sandy Hanebrink, Executive Director, Touch the Future, Inc.
  • Shawn Lawton Henry, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Program Lead, W3C
  • AnnMarie Killian, CEO, TDI
  • Andrew Kirkpatrick, Senior Fellow, G3ict
  • Axel Leblois, President and CEO, G3ict/IAAP
  • Christopher M. Lee, Ph.D., Managing Director, G3ict & IAAP
  • Anil Lewis, Executive Director, Jernigan Institute, National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
  • Sabine Lobnig, Director of Communications, Mobile & Wireless Forum (MWF)
  • Mohammed A. Loutfy, Ph.D., CPACC, Director, Capacity Building and Advocacy, G3ict
  • Mike May, Navigation Technology Advisor, APH
  • Karen Strauss, National Disability Advocate and Historian
  • Howard A. Rosenblum, CEO, National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
  • Debra Ruh, CEO, Ruh Global Communications
  • Robin Spinks, Head of Inclusive Design, RNIB
  • Jutta Treviranus, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre and Institute, OCAD University
  • Steve Tyler, Director of Assistive Technologies, Leonard Cheshire


  • David Banes, Director, DB Access & Inclusion; DATEurope Board Director
  • Larry Goldberg, Accessible Media and Technology Consultant
  • Shilpi Kapoor, Founder and CEO, BarrierBreak
  • Kevin Rydberg, Managing Accessibility Consultant, Siteimprove
  • Tim Springer, CEO, Level Access
  • Frances West, Founder, FrancesWestCo.

End Users Organizations

  • Lisette Arocha, CPWA, Accessibility and Inclusive Design Senior Manager, PwC
  • Daniel Frank, Vice President, Lead Compliance Officer, Wells Fargo
  • Megan Lawrence, Global Director of Accessibility, Nike
  • Steven Lewis, Senior Manager, Legal Counsel, CapitalOne
  • Kevin Grogg, Assistive Technologies Service Owner, EY
  • Hale Pulsifer, VP, Customer Accessibility, Fidelity Investments
  • Accenture
  • Kyle Shachmut, Director, Digital Accessibility Services, Harvard University
  • Jonathan Thurston, Director of Digital Accessibility, Walmart
  • Christian Vogler, Ph.D., Director, Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University
  • Jay Waynt, Chief Information Accessibility Officer, Minnesota IT Services’ Office of Accessibility


  • Masahito Kawamori, Rapporteur of Q28 “Multimedia Framework for e-Health Applications” in Study Group 16, ITU
  • Susanna Laurin, CPACC, G3ict/IAAP Representative to the EU; Chair of the ETSI/CEN/CENELEC Joint Technical Body on eAccessibility
  • Louis E. Orslene, Director, Employer and Workforce Policy Team, ODEP, U.S. Department of Labor

Tech Innovation

  • Shadi Abou-Zahra, Principal Accessibility Standards and Policy Manager, Amazon Devices and Services
  • Matt Ater, Vice President, Vispero
  • Zachary Bastian, Manager, Strategic Alliances, Verizon
  • David Dikter, CEO, Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA)
  • CTIA
  • Sarah Herrlinger, Sr. Director, Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives, Apple
  • Michael Keane, Principal Digital Accessibility Engineer, Optum/UnitedHealth Group
  • Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft
  • Susan Mazrui, Director, Global Public Policy, AT&T Services Inc.
  • Rachel Nemeth, Sr. Director, Regulatory Affairs, CTA
  • Brian Scarpelli, Sr. Global Policy Counsel, ACT-The App Association

Program Director

  • Francesca Cesa Bianchi, VP, Institutional Relations & Advocacy, G3ict