Derek Featherstone has been working as a web professional since 1999 and is an internationally-known speaker and authority on accessibility and web design. He leads the team at Simply Accessible, based in Ottawa, Canada. Derek always puts the user first and strives to make the web a better place by designing experiences that are easy to use for everyone, including people with disabilities. Derek’s ideal accessible experience combines engaging and rich content with brilliant design and technical development excellence. That user-centered focus sets the course for Simply Accessible, and—more importantly—their clients.