Dylan Barrell

Chief Technology Officer at Deque Systems, founder of Deque Labs and inventor of the Amaze, aXe and FireEyes products. 20+ years of enterprise software development as a developer, product manager and founder. 6 years of intensive focus on accessibility with a passion for making the accessible development process more efficient while at the same time increasing the quality of the output. Passionate about JavaScript, Web development and software development process improvement. Accessibility contributor to the jQuery-UI library, maintainer of multiple other open source libraries including axe-core, grunt-axe-webdriver, axe-firefox-devtools, gulp-coverage and the a11yfy accessibility library for jQuery Dylan has helped multiple Fortune 500 companies implement sustainable accessibility practices and assisted in large, multi-year and multi-application remediation projects. Dylan is a member of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals, contributes to the Knowbility Open Air challenge as a mentor and has won the challenge twice as a participant. Dylan is a recognized accessibility expert and presents frequently at accessibility conferences including the IAAP online education series, the IAAP conference, the California State University of Northridge International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, AccessU and the accessibility camp series and has been spearheading a drive to bring accessibility into the mainstream software development process.

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