Michael  Gillett 

Michael Gillett leads the Microsoft UK Partner team’s accessibility work, championing digital inclusion among partners. As a Senior Partner Technology Manager, he engages closely with software developers to introduce cutting-edge technologies into the marketplace. His current focus is on fostering the development of responsible AI products and steering ISV partners towards a new age of AI innovation. With a history of leadership in software engineering and product management, Michael is also recognised for authoring the inaugural book on feature management with LaunchDarkly.

Inclusive by Design: The Intersection of AI and Accessibility

In this talk, Michael will share Microsoft’s transformative journey and commitment to accessibility and how AI is shaping a more inclusive future. This talk will trace Microsoft’s accessibility evolution, highlight current initiatives, and focus on AI’s role in enhancing accessibility. Discover how AI is not just a tool but a partner in creating inclusive technology.