Joseph Karr O’Connor lives in Santa Monica, California. When Section 508 came into effect in 1999 he began leading Accessible UX teams creating accessible web environments, first at Pasadena City College and then at California State University, Northridge
Joe is working with all the amazing startups here in Santa Monica, also known as Silicon Beach. In 2012 he organized the Los Angeles Accessibility and Inclusive Design Group. The group hosts a yearly event for Global Accessibility Awareness Day. The 2015 Global Accessibility Awareness Day event was held here in Santa Monica on May 21, 2015.