Chris M. Law
President and owner of Accessibility Track Consulting, LLC
Dr. Chris M. Law is the president and owner of Accessibility Track Consulting, LLC. Chris’s goal is to help lead developments in the field of organization-wide approaches to accessibility. Chris is the manager, lead author and community of practice chair for the National Federation of the Blind’s Accessibility Switchboard Project, which aims to provide starting point resources for diverse audiences on how to incorporate accessibility across an organization’s activities. Chris is the convener and chair of the annual ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium, an event bringing peer-reviewed conference presentations to the US East Coast. Chris is also the Chair of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP/G3ict) Organizational Development Committee, which aims to help organizations with organization-wide strategies and resources. Chris has over 25 years of experience in the accessibility field. In his doctoral thesis, Chris developed methods for studying business processes and organizational behavior with respect to disability. Previously, he was the lead researcher on an academic team that analyzed and reported on the usability of Universal Design (UD) standards and guidelines. In his early work, Chris spent a number of years developing UD interfaces for public and consumer electronic products. Chris holds a PhD in Business from RMIT University (Australia), a Masters in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), and BSc. in Ergonomics from Loughborough University of Technology (England).