Assistant Program Director of Assistive Technology Services - Hellen Keller Services for the Blind
Joseph DiNero is Assistant Program Director of Assistive Technology Services at Helen Keller Services for the Blind, a non-profit organization that offers a wide range of services and programs for people of all ages who are blind or have vision impairments. In his work at Helen Keller Services, Joe teaches people who are blind or visually impaired how to use assistive technology to aid them in becoming more independent. In Joe’s work with his students, he provides them with the user-skills necessary to be successful in the future as a visually impaired person, whether they are pursuing higher education or participating in the workforce. Joe also applies his technical background in his work for UsableNet as Head Digital Accessibility Tester. Joe holds a Trusted Tester Certification issued by The Department of Homeland Security Office of Accessible Systems & Technology (OAST).
Chief Innovative Officer - UsableNet
Jason C. Taylor is the Chief Innovation Strategist and Advisor to the UsableNet CEO with nearly 20 years of experience in usability and accessibility. He is a global technology thought leader for multichannel customer engagement, actively advising leading companies on how to extend their brands across multiple channels for all users. He has been an active member of the accessibility and usability communities since 2001, which started with leading partnerships between UsableNet, Macromedia (now Adobe), and The Nielsen Norman Group.