Open Access Technologies, Inc. (OAT) is dedicated to helping organizations build fully accessible and usable digital document libraries. OAT’s suite of robust document accessibility tools helps organizations convert and remediate PDF, ePub, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents to better serve their customers and comply with mandated accessibility standards, including WCAG 2.1, PDF/UA and Section 508.
Executive Chair/CEO, Co-founder
Howard has nearly 35 years of hands-on management experience launching, building and leading both public and private technology companies, including 25 years of general management for eight start-ups. He has been a guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at Yale, Harvard, MIT and other institutions throughout the world. His academic training includes finance, accounting, operations research, corporate law, architecture and physics.
Ken is a results-driven leader with 25 years of experience in developing profitable solutions to digital publishing challenges. He excels at building strategic partnerships, management teams and streamlined processes.
Director, Business Development
Trudy is an accomplished, results-oriented business development executive with a proven track record of success in the publishing, technology, education and eLearning markets. She is excited to help organizations provide an engaging user experience for low vision customers.
Director, Account Management
Glenn has extensive experience solving complex business problems through technology. He excels at helping identify productive solutions that make digital content accessible and usable for the blind and visually impaired.
Jeff Andrews is a Sales Executive for Open Access Technologies with over 8 years of consultative sales experience. He has spent the past 3 years providing clients across the U.S. and Canada with accessibility solutions ensuring that clients both large and small are able to tackle the challenge of document accessibility. He holds a BA from Worcester State University, and currently resides outside of Boulder, Colorado. Jeff works with OAT clients in a consultative approach to ensure that the highest levels of services and solutions are provided.
PDF Program Manager
As an Adobe Acrobat certified PDF expert, Kyle is uniquely qualified to manage all PDF remediation services. He has deep knowledge of the requirements of an accessible document to meet compliance standards, as well as excellent customer relations skills.
Accessibility Business Advisor
Sean Aryai is a technology and marketing innovator with nearly two decades of Fortune 500 experience leading channel programs, product and development teams. Sean most recently lead the accessibility team and public sector engineering team at CA Technologies, moving the company forward in public sector compliance. Sean’s thought leadership in accessibility and agile development has been showcased during sessions at CSUN and M-enabling conferences. Sean holds an MBA from Dowling College and Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Becky is a recognized leader in Web Accessibility with more than 30 years of diverse experience in corporate and open-source software product development. Her passion is web accessibility advancement and evangelism that impacts products, customer strategies, and industry standards.
Marsha A. Matzkin
Controller, Admin, Finance
Marsha began her career in public accounting and internal audit. Since 1985 she has been working as a Controller/VP finance for several private companies.