Sharron Rush is the award winning co-founder and Executive Director of Knowbility, a nonprofit advocacy, consulting, and training company based in Austin Texas. Knowbiltiy is a global leader in raising awareness and skills around the issue of access to technology for people with disabilities. Since 1998, Sharron's work at Knowbility includes policy review, performance analysis, technical consultation, and training development for private and public companies, government agencies, and schools. Her technical expertise, understanding of the barriers faced by people with disabilities, and strong communication and training skills have contributed to her leadership position in the field. She serves in an advisory role in several global accessibility initiatives, including as co-chair of the Accessibility Education and Outreach Working Group at the W3C, where she helps develop global accessibility standards for their Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Her book Maximum Accessibility was published in 2002.