Owen Edwards is a Senior Accessibility Consultant at SSB BART Group, with particular focus on website and mobile app accessibility in the Financial Services sector. Owen also serves as SSB’s alternate on the FCC’s Disability Advisory Committee, and as a Subject Matter Expert on the requirements and methods for accessibility of online video. Prior to SSB, Owen ran his own accessibility consulting business, as well as working as a Research Engineer at the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute and the Video Description Research and Development Center. After several years as an engineer and project manager at Sony, Owen ignited a passion for accessibility and inclusion on a ski slope in Colorado, as a volunteer and later instructor trainer with Challenge Aspen’s adaptive snow sports programs. He continues to combine these skills in SSB’s testing, auditing, training and policy development work.
Classes given by Owen during AccessU: