Joe Devon

CEO, Diamond & Chairman, GAAD Foundation

Joe Devon is the co-founder and CEO of Diamond, a digital agency that builds accessible experiences; co-founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day; and Chair of the GAAD Foundation. In 2019, Joe and the Diamond team launched their first State of Accessibility Report, a report that strives to assess what the current state of accessibility is, so that we may track it over time and make sure it improves yearly.

Joe has more than 20 years of development experience in high-profile projects spanning digital media search engines and performance management for internet backbone providers, investment banks, telecommunications, pharmaceutical companies and news media organizations. When Joe is not solving technology challenges for major organizations, you can find him on stage influencing every developer and corporation to build their digital products with inclusive design in mind.

Joe is speaking with Meryl Evans on Tuesday, January 11, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

“Demystifying Accessibility: How to Ensure Your Events and Experiences are Inclusive and Inviting.”