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Derek Jackson

Digital Accessibility Developer, Harvard University

Derek is a Digital Accessibility Developer with Digital Accessibility Services at Harvard University, where he works with a team of developers and consultants to provide a host of accessibility service to the Harvard community. Before working in this role he was at Harvard Business School Publishing where he worked in Higher Ed as the Assistant Director of Content Publishing. While at HBP Derek worked to make delivering accessible content a priority, building accessibility into publishing work flows and also creating an accessibility roadmap for the Higher Education group. Derek graduated from Simmons University with a M.S. in Information Science and also graduated from City University New York with a M.A. in Liberal Studies. In his free time he enjoys biking around town and New England and hiking to waterfalls or swimming holes.


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