Fernando is a legally blind technologist, serial entrepreneur, public speaker and advocate for persons with disabilities. His expertise is in product UX/UI design for accessibility and has over 10-years of experience developing technologies – taking multiple products to market. Fernando holds a post-graduate degree in Physics from Harvard, a Ph.D. in Chemistry, and is a TechStars and Y-Combinator alum. He is the co-founder of Sunu and live in Boston MA.
The miniaturization of sensor technology and the emergence of mobile, wearable and IoT gadgets are enhancing independence for people who are blind and low vision. The assistive technology landscape is rapidly changing. This seminar reviews how new devices are enhancing our human abilities by changing the way our minds perceive information from the