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Speaker profile for Ross Linnett & Chris Hind: Speaking at Naidex

Speaker Name: Ross Linnett & Chris Hind

Company Name: Recite Me

Seminar Title: The Importance of Being Accessible Online

Recite Me will take you through the world of online accessibility. Ross Linnett, Recite Me CEO will share his personal experiences and struggles with accessing the online world, which drove him to support everyone with award winning software. Ross and Chris will share how businesses can be accessible across their digital landscape through following, WCAG standard best practises and providing assistive technology. Being accessible online is the right thing to do to support people and the smart thing to do to improve your business.

About Ross Linnett & Chris Hind

Ross Linnett, CEO of Recite Me, was the 2nd fastest 100-meter sprinter in the UK at aged 18 and held several records regional records for 100 and 200 meter distances. Ross gave up sprinting, opting to study electrical engineering at Northumbria University. Ross started his post-graduate career as president of Northumbria Students Union, a multimillion-pound business which he turned from an operating loss to profitability via a complete restructure. Ross was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 22 at university. He was provided with personal assistive technology, but this was limiting as it was based on just one computer. Hence the idea for Recite Me was born. Recite Me is a cloud-based web accessibility assistive toolbar solution that allows website visitors to customise a site in a way that works best for them. Recite Me is now a global Enterprise SaaS accessibility solution with clients across the UK, Europe, Australia and America.