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Matt May
Accessibility Engineer, Adobe Systems


Matt May
Accessibility Evangelist, Open Source and Accessibility

Matt May is a developer, technologist, and accessibility advocate who is responsible for working internally and externally with Adobe product teams and customers to address accessibility in Adobe products, ensure interoperability with assistive technologies, and make customers aware of the many accessibility features that already exist in Adobe products.

Prior to joining Adobe, May worked for W3C/WAI on many of the core standards in web accessibility, led the Web Standards Project’s Accessibility Task Force, helped to architect one of the first online grocery sites,, and co-founded Blue Flavor, a respected web and mobile design consultancy. He is a member of the W3C/WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group and co-edited the first JavaScript techniques document for WCAG 2.0 in 2001.

May is an accomplished speaker, having presented at dozens of conferences including Web 2.0 Expo, WebVisions, SXSW Interactive, CSUN Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, Podcast and Portable Media Expo, Web Design World Seattle, Gilbane CMS Conference, and the International World Wide Web Conference, to name just a few.


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