John Foliot

John Foliot

John Foliot is a Principal Accessibility Strategist at Deque Systems. A 16-year veteran of Web Accessibility, John has previously held accessibility-related positions at JPMorgan Chase and Stanford University and the Canadian Federal Government. John is also actively involved with the W3C – the international internet standards body – where he previously co-chaired a subcommittee on the accessibility requirements for media elements in HTML5. Currently he is involved in accessibility work related to Cognitive disabilities, CSS and SVG accessibility, emergent standards related to HTML5.1. John is actively involved in the strategic discussions around WCAG.next – the next-gen version of WCAG 2.0.