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Interactive Accessibility has a world-class team of highly educated and experienced accessibility consultants who are recognized experts in Section 508, WCAG 2.0 and ADA compliance.
Kathy Wahlbin, CEO & Founder
- Invited expert for W3C WCAG 2.0 Working Group and WCAG 2.0 Evaluation Methodology Task Force
- Co-Chair W3C Mobile Accessibility Task Force
- Chair Individual Professional Development Committee, International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)
Kathy Wahlbin has been very active in the web accessibility community since the 2001 when Section 508 was amended to cover information web technology. As awareness, methods, and requirements have evolved, she has gained considerable experience in accessibility, usability, software applications and website development.
As an invited expert of the W3C WCAG 2.0 Working Group, W3C Mobile Accessibility Task Force and the WCAG 2.0 Evaluation Methodology Task Force, she is knowledgeable in the trends and directions in accessibility, and she contributes to the development of new guidelines, techniques and methodologies. She is passionate about creating a world where online communications and technology are simple and universally accessible to all people regardless of ability.
Kathy chairs the Individual Professional Development Committee for the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) to define, promote and improve the accessibility profession globally through networking, education and certification in order to enable the creation of accessible products, content and services. The Individual Professional Development committee is developing and implementing activities, including a certification program, to enable professionals working in accessibility and those interested in knowing more about accessibility to ensure they have the ability to influence and implement accessibility within any organization.
As a recognized accessibility expert, Kathy has been a frequent speaker at conferences educating people on the importance of accessibility and has provided accessibility training for many corporations, government agencies and universities. She has been a featured speaker at CSUN, ATIA, Accessing Higher Ground, PRSA, and W3C. She teaches a college course on Universal Design and Accessibility for the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Kathy led the Interactive Accessibility team that won the prestigious Interactive Media Award: “Best in Class” Award. The Interactive Media Awards™ recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development and honor individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievement.
She has worked in the fields of digital media, usability, accessibility, online advertising, social media and public relations for more than 15 years with many of the leading corporations, trade associations, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and governmental entities.
Steve Wahlbin, PMP, COO & Founder
Steve has over 20 years of experience in the software industry, within technical support, consulting, technical training, management, and project management. He has led software and web development teams and, as a PMP certified project manager, numerous projects in that space of various sizes. He is also a seasoned executive and entrepreneur.
Steve is a global thought leader in PDF Accessibility and actively joins in global conversations about PDF accessibility and improving the creation and remediation process. He offers hands-on training for our clients teaching their teams to create and remediate fully compliant and accessible PDF’s. His classes also teach our clients to blend and streamline their processes so they can create a repeatable, sustainable and measurable document life cycle process. His courses have received excellent reviews from our clients and he is a highly sought after trainer in the industry.
Steve leverages his experience with coding and testing for technical analysis of websites, document remediation, and training. He enjoys working with the technology and techniques that make content accessible for all users, and interacting with people in a classroom environment while teaching them technical methods for accessibility.
Steve has worked with many multi-national firms during his career.
Mark Miller, Director of Accounts & Marketing
Mark Miller works at the Director of Accounts & Marketing for Interactive Accessibility helping organizations of all types across numerous verticals with strategic approaches to accessibility that help make their products and websites usable by all people.
Drawing from over twenty years of experience in technology, marketing and business development and years of experience as an IT director and technical consultant, Mark works with Interactive Accessibility’s clients to help them understand the various processes, products and services to consider for conducting a successful accessibility program. He then focuses on their specific needs and processes in order to suggest accessibility plans and services that are most appropriate to their current situation.
With an extensive background and a degree in fine arts and business, Mark brings a fresh and creative perspective to identifying needs and solving problems. He utilizes this background to spread the word about online accessibility and Interactive Accessibility so that organizations can find and understand the information and resources needed to create inclusive products. To this end he co-hosts the Interactive Accessibility Podcast with his colleague and friend Jeremy Curry, bringing accessibility to the masses.
Mark believes in a client-centric engagement where uncovering a client’s needs is a tireless pursuit and every conversation is consultative, leading to deliverables that are well-tuned and uniquely fitted for each customer.
Mark’s entrepreneurial drive and leadership shows through in his volunteer work. He won the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce’s Volunteer of the Year award in 2011 for his work with eCoast (a group dedicated to supporting technological development in the New Hampshire Seacoast) and for hosting the community focused Seacoast Business Connections Radio Show on WSCA 106.1 FM.
Jeremy Curry, Vice President of Product Management
As an expert in assistive technologies (AT) with experience spanning two decades, Jeremy Curry brings unique value to the Interactive Accessibility team. His AT experience extends to product development and management for AT hardware and software, including electronic magnifiers, Braille displays and notetakers, digital book players, screen magnification programs and screen reader software. Jeremy has worked in both domestic and international marketing to create and distribute these AT around the globe.
Throughout his career, Jeremy has shared his expertise and unique knowledge through speaking engagements and training sessions at national and international conferences such as American Council of the Blind (ACB), Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER). CSUN, National Federation of the Blind (NFB), Sight Village, and Sight City. He has also served as Director of Training and Director of Product Management for assistive technology companies, and has trained large organizations like Microsoft and Apple on how to use and test with screen readers.
Not only does he have an extensive training background in ATs, Jeremy has also authored textbooks for companies like GW Micro and AI Squared. These texts are widely used to train screen reader and screen magnifier users.
Among Jeremy’s recent accreditations is the creation and development of the first ZoomText product to be a complete screen reader and screen magnifier in one, ZoomText Fusion.
Jeremy holds a B.S. in Secondary Education from Indiana University. He is passionate about combining his educational expertise with his extensive technology background to develop, create, and provide the best possible accessibility products. He oversees the Accessibility Services Division of Interactive Accessibility and is responsible for the creation of the product and services roadmap. He leads Interactive Accessibility’s unique team of accessibility experts in the creation of new products, services, and businesses. Additionally, he specializes in usability and how usability processes translate from development to the real world.
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