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2022-08-01T17:03:25+00:00Published: June 23rd, 2020|

Paul Albano Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: Paul Albano Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked Paul Albano, Senior Product Manager at Canon USA: "If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO,what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters? Albano: Accessible technology matters because if you're a CEO of a Fortune 500 company, it [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:26+00:00Published: October 15th, 2015|Tags: |

Sarah Bourne Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: Sarah Bourne Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked Sarah Bourne, Director of IT Accessibility at the Massachusetts State CIO Office: "If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters?" Bourne: Well, if I were in a situation where I [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:26+00:00Published: October 6th, 2015|Tags: |

Mike Paciello Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: Mike Paciello Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked Michael Paciello, President of the Paciello Group: "If you werer riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters?" Paciello: So, if I'm riding in an elevator I'd say to the CEO: "Listen, how [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:27+00:00Published: October 6th, 2015|Tags: |

Jay Wyant Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: Jay Wyant Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked Jay Wyant, Chief Information Accessibility Officer, Minnesota State CIO Office: "If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters?" Wyant: When you build a solution, especially an applied type solution, you're [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:26+00:00Published: October 6th, 2015|Tags: |

Dana Marlowe Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: Dana Marlowe Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked Dana Marlowe of Accessibility Partners LLC: If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters? >>I'd say you'd want to be ahead of the curve. You don't want to be behind [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:26+00:00Published: October 6th, 2015|Tags: |

John Sullivan Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: John Sullivan Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked John Sullivan of General Services Administration: If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters? >> if you want to capture a workforce that serves everybody, so if you want to [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:26+00:00Published: October 6th, 2015|Tags: |

Pat Romzek Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: Pat Romzek Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked Pat Romzek of Cisco: If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters? I don't think most CEOs understand the breadth, depth of people with disabilities globally and people that care [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:26+00:00Published: October 6th, 2015|Tags: |

Sassy Outwater-Wright Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: Sassy Outwater-Wright Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked Sassy Outwater-Wright of Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired: If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters? Implementing assistive technology and accessibility matters because that's how I do [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:26+00:00Published: October 6th, 2015|Tags: |

Paul Schroeder Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology

Transcript: Paul Schroeder Makes the Business Case for Implementing Accessible Technology PEAT asked Paul Schroeder of Aira: If you were riding in an elevator with a Fortune 500 CEO, what's your pitch for why implementing accessible technology matters? >>There are a couple of reasons. First of all I think it makes the technology more robust, so [...]

2020-07-12T18:16:26+00:00Published: October 6th, 2015|Tags: |