The Web Platform
March 7–8, 2016: Training
March 8–10, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
Cathy O Connor

Cathy O Connor
Accessibility PM & Sr UX Designer, PayPal

Cathy O’ Connor has worked as a senior web application designer for 15 years in large and small companies. For the past five years, she has been an accessibility subject-matter expert at PayPal. Cathy relishes the challenge of incorporating complex and sometimes conflicting requirements such as compliance, security, globalization, and accessibility to distill and deliver useful, appealing end-to-end experiences for customers. She enjoys coming up with new techniques and strategies to keep accessibility top of mind as product teams rapidly deliver new products in a constantly changing environment.


12:00pm–12:30pm Wednesday, 03/09/2016
Cathy O Connor (PayPal)
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Cathy O'Connor demonstrates why designing with sufficient color contrast is important. Cathy explains the tips and tools you can use to help assess and improve the visual contrast between the content and the background of your web app or service. Learn how to improve the usability and readability of your app for differently sighted users and everyone else as well. Read more.