Our sincere thanks go to the following individuals and organizations for their input on the format and selection of topics of the 2023 M-Enabling Summit:

Advocacy and Influencers

  • Eric Bridges, President and CEO, American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
  • Michael Cooper, Accessibility Strategy and Technology Lead, World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
  • Sandy Hanebrink, Executive Director, Touch the Future, Inc.
  • Axel Leblois, President and CEO, G3ict/IAAP
  • Christopher M. Lee, Managing Director, IAAP; Vice President & Chief Learning Officer, G3ict
  • Anil Lewis, Executive Director, Jernigan Institute, National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
  • Sabine Lobnig, Deputy Director Communications & Regulations, Mobile & Wireless Forum (MWF)
  • Mohammed A. Loutfy, Director, Advocacy and Capacity Building, G3ict
  • Mike May, Chief Evangelist, GoodMaps
  • Karen Peltz Strauss, National Disability Advocate and Historian
  • Howard A. Rosenblum, CEO, National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
  • Debra Ruh, CEO, Ruh Global IMPACT
  • Robin Spinks, Strategic Lead, Innovation Partnerships, RNIB
  • Jutta Treviranus, Professor and Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre and Institute, OCAD University, Toronto (Canada)
  • Steve Tyler, Director of Assistive Technologies, Leonard Cheshire Disability


  • David Banes, Director, DB Accessibility & Inclusion
  • Mary Brooner, Principal, MB Consulting LLC
  • Larry Goldberg, Accessible Media and Technology Consultant
  • Shilpi Kapoor, Founder and CEO, NewzHook/BarrierBreak
  • Tim Nelms, Sr. Director Analyst, Gartner
  • Kevin Rydberg, Managing Accessibility Consultant, Siteimprove
  • Tim Springer, CEO, Level Access
  • Frances West, Founder, FrancesWestCo.

End Users Organizations

  • Lisette Arocha, Accessibility and Inclusive Design Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • 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
  • Carolyn Phillips, Director of Services and Learning, Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation, College of Design, Georgia Tech
  • Hale Pulsifer, VP, Customer Accessibility, Fidelity Investments
  • Vani Seshadri, Global Program Lead, Disability Inclusion, Accenture
  • Kyle Shachmut, Assistant Director Accessibility, Harvard University
  • Jonathan Thurston, Director of Digital Accessibility, Walmart
  • Christian Vogler, Director, Technology Access Program, Gallaudet University
  • Jay Waynt, Chief Information Accessibility Officer, Minnesota IT Services’ Office of Accessibility


  • Susanna Laurin, (CPACC), Chief Research and Innovation Officer, Funka; IAAP and G3ict Representative to the EU; and ETSI/CEN/CENELEC eAccessibility JWG Chair
  • Louis E. Orslene, Director, Employer and Workforce Policy Team, ODEP, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Suzy Rosen Singleton, Chief, Disability Rights Office, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Roxana Widmer-Ilieuscu, Senior Coordinator, Digital Inclusion Division, ITU-D Focal Point for ICT/digital accessibility and for Ageing in a digital world, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Tech Innovation

  • Shadi Abou-Zhara, Principal Standards and Policy Manager, Devices Accessibility, Amazon
  • Matt Ater, Vice President, Vispero
  • Zach Bastian, Manager, Strategic Alliances, Verizon
  • David Dikter, CEO, Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA)
  • Gabi Dunkley, Manager, External Affairs, CTIA
  • Sarah Herrlinger, Sr. Director, Global Accessibility Policy and Initiatives, Apple
  • Michael Keane, Principal Digital Accessibility Engineer, Optum/UnitedHealth Group
  • Andrew Kirkpatrick, Head of Accessibility, Adobe
  • 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
  • Mike Shebanek, Head of Accessibility, Facebook/Meta

Program Advisory Committee Planning and Coordination

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