Hector Minto, Senior Technology Evangelist, Microsoft
Hector Minto has worked at the cutting edge of Assistive Technology (AT) for 20 years specializing in Alternative Communication (AAC) and Home Automation (EC) for people with physical and learning disabilities. Most recently driving the growth and awareness of eyegaze technology across Europe.
Hector joined Microsoft a year ago as an Accessibility Evangelist, where he engages across the European workforce and stakeholders to showcase inclusive design, product accessibility, the inclusive hiring program and accessibility innovation from Microsoft Research. A critical part of Hector’s role is to learn from Microsoft customers how we can continue to adapt to the changing needs of the diverse population we support. He provides this feedback directly to the Microsoft product teams for ongoing improvement of the accessibility of our products, websites, and services.