Lead Accessibility Engineer and Co-FounderCompany: Accessible360
Role: Session Presenter
2018 Conference Session:
Create an Inclusive Culture by Having Accessible Digital Properties
2018 Conference Session: Create an Inclusive Culture by Having Accessible Digital Properties (Learning Lab 5)
2020 Conference Session: Create an Inclusive Culture by Having Accessible Digital Properties (Spotlight 2)
As a seasoned front-end website developer and accessibility engineer offering a most unique set of skills and experiences, Aaron Cannon is co-founder and chief accessibility officer at Accessible360 (A360), a digital accessibility agency that helps clients navigate compliance. Aaron has a vested interest in making the web more accessible for everyone because he uses a screen reader, for both work and recreational use of the internet. He leads design / UX on the National Institute for the Blind website; this marks the first time a person who is blind took the lead designing a site for both sighted and visually impaired people.
Working in website accessibility professionally since 2007, he became an accessibility engineer in 2011 and leads the audit services for A360.