Frances West

Internationally Recognized Thought Leader, Strategy Advisor & Women-in-Technology Trailblazer; Former IBM Chief Accessibility Officer

Frances West Biography

Frances West is an internationally recognized thought leader, speaker, strategy advisor, and women-in-technology trailblazer known for her work in innovation, technology, and business transformation.

Frances is the founder of FrancesWestCo, a global advisory company working with public, private, non-profit and start-ups to operationalize inclusion as a core business imperative to drive disruptive innovation. She was IBM’s first Chief Accessibility Officer and worked to establish IT accessibility standards, shape government policies, and develop human-centric enterprise technology and solution so that all people can reach their highest potential, regardless of their age or ability.

Frances is a globally sought-after authority, a public speaker and strategy advisor on the topic of digital Inclusion, accessibility, women in tech, human-centric technology innovation. She is also the author of a book Authentic Inclusion™ Drives Disruptive Innovation, a book that has been selected by CES and SXSW as the Best Books of 2019. Because of her expertise, she was invited as the sole IT industry representative to testify before the US Senate on the need to pass the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. She has delivered keynote remarks at policy forums hosted by the United Nations, Department of Labor and led panel discussions at global IT conferences such as Mobile World Congress, Consumer Electronics Show and SXSW.

Frances helps her clients to understand and operationalize inclusion as a business imperative from the very top and guide them in formulating technology innovation and institutional practice strategy to achieve market expansion, brand differentiation and talent acquisition.

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Frances West Videos

Disruptive Innovation: Frances West at SXSW 2018 (2) - YouTube
Frances West: "Human Centric Technology - Its Impact on the Future ...
Extreme Personalization of Accessibility: Frances West at SXSW 2018

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Frances West is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Frances West for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Frances West generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Frances West for an upcoming event.

Frances West Videos

Disruptive Innovation: Frances West at SXSW 2018 (2) - YouTube
Frances West: "Human Centric Technology - Its Impact on the Future ...
Extreme Personalization of Accessibility: Frances West at SXSW 2018

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