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Aaron Cannon

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Aaron Cannon is a website developer and Accessibility Engineer that has been blind since birth. Cannon has experience in many industries however he primarily worked to make website more accessible.[1] Cannon has co-founded A360 which helps clients to navigate compliance. His goal was to make the Internet more accessible for people. Specifically, Cannon has used a screen reader to read anything on the Internet throughout his life. Therefore, it is really important to him that websites not only screen reader friendly but accessible to people with all types of disabilities. Cannon lead the design on the National Institute for the Blind’s website. This was the first time a person who is blind took the lead designing a website for both sighted and visually impaired people.[2] In his free time, he enjoys teaching Web Accessibility work so that people continue to have the same passion as him.

Experience[edit | edit source]

Cannon first started using the Internet in 1996 using the Lynx web browser. He quickly found out that Internet Explorer worked better with screen readers and made the switch. He is proficient in several programming platforms and languages (WordPress, Django, Zend Framework, Python, PHP and JavaScript). [2]

Accessible 360[edit | edit source]

The services of Accessible 360 are in high demand because website want to make their websites available to a larger audience.

Education[edit | edit source]

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, University of Iowa.[1]

Family[edit | edit source]

Wife and four children.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "2017 Titans of Technology: Aaron Cannon - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Aaron Cannon - A360 Leadership Team | Accessible360". accessible360.com. Retrieved 2019-03-09.

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