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Re: Inclusive Digital Accessibility World

From: Kevin Chao <kevinchao89@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:50:51 -0700
Message-ID: <CAFPgekPvTaToSwbgszMEc_nt8JOJq=usF3=kPU=6+WDBP=gR-g@mail.gmail.com>
To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Kevin Chao Has Arrived At His Destination
September 10, 2014
It's about time that I can finally say that my life feels complete...
I have retired twice at the age of 24. I invested a lot of energy into
academia and the financial services, spent lots of energy at an
educational institution and in the banking world; in July 2014, I took
out my 401K and pension plans from the University System of Georgia
and JPMorgan Chase.
I am engaged with the love of my life with a glamorous house, fancy
cars, animals as babies...
All American blonde (French, Irish, and Swedish) woman;
4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious front/backyards;
Mercedes E350, Mitsubishi Eclipse;
Exotic Australian Bird and Poodle/Shih Tzu/Maltez dogs;
And, we will get married on 10/17/14, exactly a quarter-of-a-century
after the big earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area...
ON September 8, 2014, I formed my own not-for-profit organization,
which is in academia, an educational campaign, an awareness effort for
those of us who are blind/visually impaired...

On 9/11/14, Kevin Chao <kevinchao89@gmail.com> wrote:
> Resurrecting Kevin's Blog After Six Years...
> August 14, 2014
> The Summer of 2008 is when my cousin, Michell Gip experimented with
> Beike Biotech and went in for treatment for an entire month in
> Qingdao. In May 2009, I went to China to make myself a test subject
> for stem cell therapy. This was an attempt to create a solution for a
> problem that I experienced when I was 14. A decade ago, three of my
> cousin's (10 years old girl, 5 YO boy, and 12 YO boy) on my mother
> side of the family, and I were diagnosed with: Leber hereditary optic
> neuropathy (LHON).
> Since October, 2009, I had Twitter.com/KevinChao89 and handed the
> Twitter account over to my significant other in June 2014. Our
> joint-personal Twitter handle is: https://twitter.com/janicem2020 and
> our business handle is: https://twitter.com/probizmgmt
> On 10/1/12, I was ask to RSVP - Skype Closed Beta Days 2012.
> Below is the letter I received:
> "Dear Beta Tester,
> Every year we honour those members of our beta test team who have
> excelled in their participation to join us for a two day technical
> conference and meet people from all over the globe.
> We are deeply thankful for your contribution to Skype Beta Program
> during 2012. And you are cordially invited to 2012 Skype Beta Days.
> Skype will cover all your travel cost (air flight, hotel) for the
> event attendance.
> Event Details
> Place : Prague, Czech Republic
> Venue: Radisson Blu, Prague
> Date: Nov 14 -16"
> In November, 2012, After working at the Georgia Institute of
> Technology (job title: Accessibility and Quality Control Specialist)
> in Atlanta, I founded Inclusive Digital Accessibility World. IDA WORLD
> is your accessibility consultant providing audits, quality assurance
> evaluations, and trainings for small businesses, large enterprises,
> and people with disabilities.
> Biz Clients: Google, Apple, Microsoft, Skype, CourseSmart, MailChimp,
> My Blind Spot, Pro Money Image, PayPal, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Braille
> Works, RSA Security Management, etc.
> Business Partners: Janice Messier, Lyft, Uber, Michaels Arts & Crafts,
> Tap Plastics, Niche Business Cafe, Mike May Speaking, 6dot, Intuit,
> UpperCloud Media, The Michael Hingson Group (Motivational Speaker),
> etc.
> In the mix of my business trip to Europe, I had to plan for my work
> with JPMorgan Chase & Co. as Digital Accessibility SME in San
> Francisco, CA. My dreams of traveling the world, working for a
> technology company, and working in Silicon Valley all came true; I
> felt like I was in paradise!!!
> For detailed specifics on my career, please see my professional
> profile on: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinchao89
>
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