Doug Klein

Doug Klein
Accessibility Lead, Nook Media, LLC

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Doug is Accessibility Lead at Nook Media, the digital products division of Barnes & Noble; responsible for the strategy and execution of accessible products and services for the Nook software and hardware product lines. He is a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of startup experience. He has been the founder and executive management at 5 Silicon Valley startups, delivering products as diverse as network terminals (Network Computing Devices), electronic books (NuvoMedia, Barnes & Noble), network security systems (Vernier Networks), and mobile consumer applications and services (LightPole, Inc). He currently serves on the advisory board of several technology startups, and serves as an executive mentor in several local forums.

Sessions

Workshop
Location: Broadway Ballroom North
Moderated by:
Betsy Beaumon (Benetech)
Panelists:
Larry Goldberg (National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH (NCAM)), Rick Johnson (Ingram | VitalSource), George Kerscher (Daisy Consortium), Doug Klein (Nook Media, LLC)
A tour of evolving technologies, including mobile devices and e-readers, that provide reading experiences for people with disabilities and others. New reading systems, publishing tools and practices, EPUB 3, smart graphics, best practices, the Content Model for accessible images, and new retail models. Insights into content accessibility from publishers, retailers, researchers, builders and users. Read more.
Location: Table 2
Betsy Beaumon (Benetech), Larry Goldberg (National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH (NCAM)), Doug Klein (Nook Media, LLC), George Kerscher (Daisy Consortium), Rick Johnson (Ingram | VitalSource)
Session
Location: Broadway Ballroom South
Dave Gunn (Royal National Institute of Blind People), Sarah Hilderley (EDItEUR Ltd), Doug Klein (Nook Media, LLC), Rick Johnson (Ingram | VitalSource)
This session will explore, with experts from across the industry, how accessibility can and should be considered throughout the life of an e-book to ensure that delivery of the mainstream format, is usable by people with disabilities. Read more.
Location: Table 3
Dave Gunn (Royal National Institute of Blind People), Sarah Hilderley (EDItEUR Ltd), Doug Klein (Nook Media, LLC), Rick Johnson (Ingram | VitalSource)

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