Journeys: Season 3, Episode 21 – Michael Hingson

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We talked in-depth with Michael Hingson – Chief Vison Officer at @accessiBe – about accessibility, inclusion and how he turns perceived weaknesses into strengths!


00:00 Intro 03:13 Mike’s Journey 14:00 A Disability Unknown 16:04 Humble Beginnings of PC Based CAD 17:00 A Drastic Change of Plans on 9/11/2001 20:18 Understanding Safety Measures and Routes 21:05 Becoming A Keynote Public Speaker And Ira 23:12 An Unlimited World Found With accessiBe 24:04 Working with accessiBe and Starting a Podcast 26:04 Terminology Is Evolving, Negative Connotations 32:53 Disability Characteristics 34:16 Quit Justifying Negative Stigmas 36:00 Turning A Perceived Liability Into An Asset 39:39 Valued Accessibility = A Better World 41:45 accessiBe Explained 49:24 A Welcomed Collaboration 52:50 Frontiers Of Accessibility 55:41 The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Advantages In Accessibility 59:35 Unapologetic Advancement 1:02:03 Don’t Repeat History, Do Your Research 1:04:28 Mike’s Website & Contact Info

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