Convenience for You is Independence for Me
Why design apps with accessibility? Meet Todd Stabelfeldt, founder of C4 Consulting, who has lived with quadriplegia since the age of 8. Over his decades-long struggle for increased independence in both his personal and professional lives, Todd has become a noted expert in technologies for persons with disabilities, which he has found can offer not only a level of autonomy but also empowerment and dignity to the mobility impaired. Leading by example, Todd runs a successful business but his real passion lies elsewhere. Hear how apps designed with accessibility in mind have changed his life as a husband, father and as owner of the “Quadthedral“, his family’s HomeKit-enabled smart home.
The GeekWire Summit, presented by Bank of America in downtown Seattle, is one of the country’s premier technology conferences, bringing together more than 800 innovators, entrepreneurs, business executives and tech leaders to explore the future of the innovation economy. An immersive two-day conference, the Summit features on-stage Q&As, insightful talks, fun cocktail parties and interactive product demos by leaders in tech, science and business. The 2017 Summit is our strongest lineup ever, with featured speakers such as Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella; Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson; Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson; Allen Institute of Brain Science president Christof Koch; and many others. Early-bird tickets on sale now here. Past speakers have included Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, DARPA director Arati Prabhakar, Intellectual Ventures CEO Nathan Myhrvold, T-Mobile CEO John Legere, software pioneer Ray Ozzie, venture capitalist Bill Gurley, Senator Maria Cantwell, Nike COO Eric Sprunk, and many more
Expedia’s mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology. Collectively, the Expedia, Inc. brands cover virtually every aspect of researching, planning, and booking travel, from choosing the best airplane seat, to reading personal travel reviews of hotels, to planning what to do in a destination once you arrive. The Expedia, Inc. portfolio serves both leisure and business travelers with tastes and budgets ranging from modest to luxury. Expedia delivers consumer travel demand from nearly every continent to nearly 435,000 properties and hundreds of airlines, tour operators, car rental companies and destination services supply partners.
It is the mission of Bellevue Healthcare to enhance the quality of life for people who need medical equipment by providing excellent products and unmatched service. Bellevue Healthcare serves with honesty, integrity, and reliability. Through each interaction with Bellevue Healthcare, the goal is that each of their clients know that they care. Bellevue Healthcare prides itself on hiring team members that exude their core values in their actions daily: Stewardship, Integrity, Respect, and Judgement.