According to the principal of least astonishment, things should operate in a way that’s predictable. The collaborative nature between designer and developer is necessary for a universally usable system. The designer creates something that is visually predictable while the developer creates something programatically predictable.
For over 12 years, Karl has dedicated his professional life to helping businesses create structurally sound web experiences that are also a delight to use. He has taught web standards and accessibility best practices to design, development, QA, and product teams from some of the largest E-Commerce and software companies in the world. In his accessibility workshops, Karl leverages the power of universal design and transforms the online experience into a truly interactive engagement, empowering users of all abilities. He is Senior Technical Lead Accessibility Software Consultant & Director of Training at The Paciello Group, a consulting firm which offers professional consulting, technology solutions, and monthly monitoring services to ensure that clients reach all audiences effectively and efficiently while meeting governmental and international standards.
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