headshot of Nicole Bergstrom
axe-con speaker in 2023, 2024

Pronouns: She/Her

Nicole Bergstrom is a prominent accessibility professional and workplace culture transformation leader. She is a disability inclusion advocate and champions workplace inclusion with accessible technology being a key driver for success and innovation. As the Senior Director of Accessibility, she has built, matured, and positioned Hilton’s Accessibility Center of Excellence as a strategic component to fuel continued growth and evolve Hilton as a company of choice for people with disabilities. As Lead of Hilton’s internal employee resource group called Abilities, she instills organizational empathy and elevates awareness on the intersection of digital accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Prior to joining Hilton, Nicole consulted with numerous organizations to initiate accessibility strategies including DocuSign, National Student Clearinghouse, the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs, Department of Labor, and more. She holds a Bachelor’s in Spanish and Sociology and Anthropology from Colgate University and a Masters in Telecommunications from George Mason University. In her free time, Nicole pursues her passion for animal rescue, enjoys skiing, hiking Colorado’s 14,000 ft. mountain peaks, and traveling with her three children.

Read more about Nicoles’s talk here: “Integrate Accessibility Snapshot Testing into the Mobile Build Process

Watch Nicole’s 2023 talk here: “Accessibility Beyond Compliance: Using Gamification as a Motivator“.

Date and Time
On Demand
Integrate Accessibility Snapshot Testing into the Mobile Build Process
Andrea Skeries, Nicole Bergstrom, David Brunow, Lauren Ludovicy, Wilfred Ilagan, #Development,
02/20/2024 at 1:00pm US/Eastern
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On Demand
Accessibility Beyond Compliance: Using Gamification as a Motivator
Nicole Bergstrom, Kerin Griffin, #Organizational Success with Accessibility,