Mr. Antonio Haileselassie is the Section 508 Program Manager for the National Institutes of Health and has worked for over 20 years in the field of Digital Accessibility. He spent 16 years at the National Aeronautics and Space administration as an IT Accessibility Specialist and Subject Matter Expert, including providing support and guidance to NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurements (SEWP) Program on accessible acquisitions. Prior to NASA, Antonio cultivated his technical expertise as a software developer focusing on accessible software design, development, and remediation.
Antonio also lends his wide-ranging knowledge and support government-wide, speaking at numerous conferences and events. He’s directly contributed to the Federal Section 508 Community by collaborating on Section508.gov content and events, working with the United States Access Board, and supporting the Federal CIO Council Accessibility Community of Practice’s (ACoP) Industry Outreach Program.