Blink / Director of Accessibility and Program Manager for ConveyUX
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him
Joe Welinske is the Accessibility Director at Blink – a research and design consultancy. Blink is devoted to helping ensure that digital products and services can be used by everyone. As Director, Joe is responsible for helping Blink’s practitioners to build accessibility into everything they do. He also evangelizes the need for accessibility with Blink’s clients and partners. He has earned the CPACC through IAAP. Joe has been a part-time instructor at the U. of Washington for close to thirty years. This has included teaching Accessibility Principles at the Tacoma campus and Design Thinking at the Seattle campus. Joe serves as a board member of the King Country Metro’s Access Paratransit Advisory Committee. He is also a co-organizer of the A11ySea meetup.
Read more about Joe’s talk here: “Innovation in Accessible Design: A NASA Case Study”